Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on SE Blanton St near SE Reed DrOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 3, 2021) – Authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Friday evening that sent at least one person in the Portland area to a local hospital with injuries. On July 2, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on Southeast Blanton Street.
Reports provided by local authorities show that a collision between a silver SUV and an unknown number of vehicles took place on Southeast Blanton Street at the intersection of Southeast Reed Drive. The incident blocked the roadway, causing severe delays throughout the area. Emergency crews closed the roadway for several hours as they work to clear the scene and investigate.
EMS responded to the scene to provide treatment to injured victims. An undisclosed number of victims were transported to local hospitals for further care. At this time, the Beaverton Police Department is investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims who are injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Car accidents across the state of Oregon are occurring more frequently than ever before. Additionally, the severity of injuries sustained by those involved is getting worse as well. We are seeing thousands of injured parties hospitalized each year with spinal cord injuries, broken bones, internal organ damages, and other life-threatening injuries that require immediate medical care. In some cases, victims have to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks as they undergo medical care for their injuries.
Although we have several laws in place to protect motorists utilizing roadways in Portland and throughout the state, we continue to see innocent parties injured due to the negligence of other drivers. When drivers engage in reckless activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others at risk. In instances where people sustain injuries in wrecks caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible. Those injured may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. Some of the damages victims can recover compensation for include lost wages, medical costs, long-term treatment expenses, repairs to their vehicles, and more. Working with a responsive legal team will ensure you are in the best position possible to get the maximum amount of compensation available following a crash.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting on behalf of crash victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our team provides trusted and effective legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected. If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another driver’s actions, 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. Contact our team today to get started.
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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.