Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on Highway 26 near Cornelius Pass Rd Exit

Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on Highway 26 near Cornelius Pass Rd Exit

Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on Highway 26 near Cornelius Pass Rd Exit

Portland, OR (April 24, 2022) – A two-vehicle accident reported in the Portland area ended in injuries. At around 8:30 a.m., on April 21, calls for assistance came in surrounding a crash that took place on Highway 26.

Reports from the Hillsboro Fire & Rescue show that two vehicles were involved in a collision on Highway 26 near the Cornelius Pass Road exit. One vehicle crashed into a tree, trapping one person inside.

Firefighters were able to extricate the victim from the mangled vehicle.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of life-threatening injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Oregon

Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on Highway 26 near Cornelius Pass Rd ExitOver 100,000 motor vehicle accidents take place within our state each year. Tens of thousands of people are left with injuries that require some form of medical treatment. Being involved in a vehicle collision comes with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. This is especially true in cases where victims are left with injuries. Sustaining broken bones, spinal cord damage, and traumatic brain injuries, often force victims to undergo immediate and long-term treatment.

In many cases, innocent parties are harmed in crashes due to the negligence of others. We see tens of thousands of people hurt in collisions caused by drivers who engage in negligent actions, such as:

  • Speeding
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Driving while distracted
  • Drinking and driving
  • Driving while impaired by drugs
  • Engaging in reckless driving behaviors

Victims who are harmed in crashes caused by others may have legal options to help them secure compensation. By contacting a car accident attorney in Portland, you can learn different legal options available to help you move forward. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and a variety of other damages they face. A skilled legal team will provide you with the best chances of recovering.

Portland Personal Injury Lawyers

The knowledgeable and seasoned Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping accident victims. We are committed to helping injured parties hold negligent actors accountable following accidents. We strive to provide excellence to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their needs are met. Our law firm will analyze your accident’s circumstances and identify any liable parties. We will file legal claims on your behalf against negligent actors and hold them to account. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the acts of another motorist, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Our team can help you to determine the best legal options available for you moving forward.

Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available at your earliest convenience to meet with you and discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident.

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.

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