Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on N Columbia Blvd near Fiske AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 21, 2021) – An automobile accident reported in the Portland area ended in serious injuries, according to local law enforcement. At around 6:36 a.m., on June 21, emergency crews were requested at the scene of an accident on North Columbia Boulevard.
Reports from local news sources show that a collision between vehicles occurred on North Columbia Boulevard near the area of Fiske Avenue during the morning hours. The incident prompted police and firefighters to close off the roadway for an extended time as they worked to clear the scene.
At least one person involved in the accident sustained serious injuries. Emergency medical service units were requested at the scene of the accident to treat victims and provide them with transportation to area hospitals. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the four victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Over the years, we have seen the rate of motor vehicle accidents across our state increase at a rate of nearly 4% annually. Not only are accidents having more often, but they are leaving victims with more severe injuries. Victims of auto accidents are frequently being hospitalized with severe injuries that impact their health and wellbeing. We are seeing many more people suffer traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and severe back injuries, all of which require immediate and long-term care.
Although we like to believe that everyone will make it to their intended destination without any problems, we continue to see more people harmed in crashes caused by negligent and reckless motorists. When victims are harmed in auto accidents, due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them hold at-fault parties accountable for their actions. Working with a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Oregon can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get the justice and compensation you deserve.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting on behalf of victims who have been injured in automobile accidents due to the negligence of other motorists. Our team strives to provide the most competent representation for our clients to ensure they are able to maximize their recoveries. We are committed to helping our clients obtain full and fair compensation to cover the costs of medical care, long-term treatments, lost wages or earnings, property damages, and more. If you have been injured in a car accident due to the actions of another person, do not wait. Not filing a timely claim can jeopardize your ability to recover full and fair compensation for your injuries and damages. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and determine the most appropriate legal actions moving forward.
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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.