Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on SE 69th Ave near SE Woodstock BlvdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (March 16, 2023) – The Portland Police Bureau was dispatched to the scene of an automobile accident that took place on Wednesday afternoon and ended in injuries.
The PPB was informed at approximately 3:15 p.m. on March 15 that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash that occurred on Southeast 69th Avenue.
Authorities arrived at the scene and located damaged vehicles blocking the road near Southeast Woodstock Boulevard.
Officers immediately went to work clearing the wreckage and debris from the road.
The police confirmed the injuries were reported in this accident. Paramedics were called to care for the injured victims and to provide them with transportation to a nearby hospital.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently being investigated.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Tens of thousands of motor vehicle accidents occur in the state of Oregon every year. Between 10,000 and 20,000 of these accidents occur right here in the Portland area. There are many instances where people are left with serious injuries due to motor vehicle accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. When drivers fail to maintain control of their vehicle in a manner that is safe and respectful of others, it can have serious consequences.
The unfortunate truth is that we see countless people hospitalized with severe trauma to the head, internal organ damage, and even broken bones due to automobile accidents that occur on our state’s roadways annually. When victims are hurt in accidents due to the negligence of others, they are able to file personal injury claims.
In Oregon, victims are able to demand full compensation for some of the losses and damages that they face as a result of their motor vehicle accident caused by the negligence of the defendant. Some of the damages that are routinely requested in personal injury claims across our state following car crashes include compensation for:
- Any lost wages from having to be forced out of work to recover.
- Lost earning capacity is victims are left permanently disabled by their accidents.
- Repair costs for their vehicles or any other property damage.
- Loss of quality of life for how the injuries have impacted you.
- Any medical expenses that you face, whether immediate or long-term.
Seeking an aggressive and experienced car accident lawyer in Portland to represent you throughout the duration of your claim can help you achieve the best possible outcome for your personal injury case.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident due to another person’s negligence, our fearless and skilled Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are here to help. With decades of combined experience providing excellent legal representation to accident victims, you can be confident that we will fight for your rights every step of the way and get you the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact us today for your free evaluation by calling (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to determine the best legal options available to help you get justice.