Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported at SE Division St near SE 135th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 24, 2022) – Officers with the Portland Police Bureau were called to assist on-site at a traffic crash that took place in the Portland area that sent at least one person to a nearby medical facility where they underwent treatment for injuries. On December 23, calls for assistance were received regarding a crash on Southeast Division Street.
According to law enforcement, at around 3:20 p.m., a traffic wreck blocked Southeast Division Street at the intersection of Southeast 135th Avenue. The incident caused disruptions in the area.
Emergency medical services responded to provide care and assistance to the injured victims. Victims who required further care were transported to local medical facilities, where they underwent further treatment and evaluation.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated at this time.
We hope the victims injured as a result of this crash are able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Tens of thousands of injury accidents take place in the state of Oregon every year. Many of these accidents are preventable. Unfortunately, we see many innocent people suffer debilitating injuries due to speeding drivers, intoxicated motorists, and drivers who engage in other acts of negligence while behind the wheel.
After being injured in an accident, you may be able to file a personal injury case against the person who is responsible. By reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Portland, you will be able to pursue a personal injury claim for your damages. The immediate and long-term care costs, vehicle repair expenses, and loss of enjoyment of life are all important considerations when pursuing compensation for damages following a car crash.
The immediate costs after a car crash can include emergency medical care, hospitalization, medical equipment, and medication. These costs can be significant, and they can quickly add up. You may also have to deal with long-term care costs, such as the expenses for therapy and rehabilitation. In addition, there may be property damage to your vehicle that needs to be repaired. And finally, the lost enjoyment of life can be a major issue for many people after a car crash. This can include lost wages if you are unable to work, as well as pain and suffering.
All of these factors need to be considered when pursuing compensation for damages following a car crash. A knowledgeable Portland personal injury attorney will be able to help you recover the maximum amount of compensation possible.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience helping injury victims protect their legal rights. Our dedicated Portland lawyers are willing and able to help any client who has been injured in a crash, no matter how severe the injuries may be. If you or someone you know has recently been hurt in a crash, we highly recommend reaching out to us for assistance. We offer free consultations with our experienced attorneys so that they can evaluate your case and provide the best possible legal advice. Call (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to get started.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
Disclaimer: These posts are written with the intent to provide Oregonians with overall driving and safety information in an effort to reduce the number of serious accidents that take place on our roads and highways. These posts are not intended to provide medical or legal advice of any kind. The photograph used in this story is not representative of the actual accident scene.