Portland, OR – Accident with Injuries Reported on SW Kanan Dr near SW 45th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 13, 2021) – Authorities were requested at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Portland area that sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 2:02 a.m., on August 10, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Southwest Kanan Drive.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked Southwest Kanan Drive at the intersection of Southwest 45th Avenue during the early morning hours. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene. EMS tended to victims briefly on-site before transporting those in need of further care to area hospitals.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation by the Portland Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Tens of thousands of people in our state are left with injuries from motor vehicle accidents each year that require some form of medical treatment. When victims incur spinal cord damage, severe burns, broken bones, and traumatic brain injuries, they are forced to undergo immediate and long-term treatment. Not only are those harmed left to suffer physically from their collisions, but both injured parties and their families are often forced to endure stacking medical costs and devastating financial consequences from lost wages and property repairs.
When victims are hurt in motor vehicle accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them hold at-fault parties accountable. Working with a Portland car accident attorney can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and the compensation you deserve. Injured victims may be able to collect compensation for various damages, including:
- – Lost wages and earnings
- – The loss of benefits
- – Medical expenses, both immediate and long-term
- – Vehicle repairs or replacements
- – Pain and suffering
- – Mental anguish
- – Loss of consortium
- – And more
A responsive and effective legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your accident and help you protect your legal rights as you move forward.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting on behalf of injured parties to ensure they get the justice they deserve following their accidents in Portland and throughout the entire state. Our team provides trusted and responsive 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 hurt in a car accident as a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent 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. 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.
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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.