Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on SW Columbia St near SW 17th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 21, 2022) – Authorities were notified that an auto wreck in the Portland area required assistance. At around 3:57 p.m., on May 20, the Portland Police Bureau was dispatched to an auto accident on Southwest Columbia Street.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles occurred on Southwest Columbia Street in the area of Southwest 17th Avenue. The incident caused significant delays in the area.
EMS responded to the site of the accident and transported the injured victims to area hospitals after providing them care on-site.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured as a result of this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, tens of thousands of accidents take place in Oregon that result in injuries. Quite often, these crashes are caused by drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Some of the most common causes of auto collisions in our state include:
- motorists who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- motorists who are speeding
- Drivers who are distracted by their cell phones
- drivers who fail to yield to others
- drivers who switch lanes without checking
- drivers who run red lights and stop signs
When innocent people are hurt in auto accidents due to these and other negligent actions, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Portland as soon as possible is critical when it comes to protecting your legal rights.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience helping people protect their legal rights following accidents. Our lawyers will provide you with trusted and aggressive representation to ensure you are in the best position possible to protect your legal rights.
Our lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation into your accident. We will gather evidence from the scene of the crash and work with experts to build a solid claim. We will obtain a copy of your police report and medical records. Our lawyers will work diligently to ensure you are able to hold the person who caused your injuries to account. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you reach out to our Oregon personal injury law firm as soon as possible. Our lawyers are available by calling 503-796-0909 or 503-802-4800. We can take your call and schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers will meet with you to discuss your case and to determine the best legal options available to help you move forward. Contact our law firm today to get started on your case.
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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.