Portland, OR – Arminta Schmid Killed in Auto Accident on Golf Club Rd SE near Highway 22EOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 23, 2022) – One person has died following a vehicle collision that occurred in the Portland area on Saturday morning. At around 11 a.m., on August 20, the Oregon State police responded to a crash that occurred on Golf Club Road Southeast.
Reports from the Oregon State police show that 70-year-old Thomas Schmid was driving a Ford custom roadster on Golf Club Road Southeast when his vehicle became involved in a T-bone collision with a Dodge Caravan.
Schmid suffered injuries in the crash. He was taken to a local hospital for medical care. His passenger, 70-year-old Arminta Schimd, died at the scene as a result of their injuries.
The driver of the Dodge, 42-year-old Kaylie Kinsey, was uninjured in the crash.
We hope Thomas Schmid is able to make a full recovery from his injuries.
We offer our condolences to the family of Arminta Schmid. Our warmest thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon
Fatal crashes in the state of Oregon take the lives of hundreds of people annually. These often can be attributed to drivers who engage in negligent or reckless actions while operating their vehicles. When drivers travel too fast for road conditions, fail to yield to others at intersections, and engage in other reckless actions, they leave innocent people at risk of being harmed.
We see countless people lose their lives in crashes that are completely preventable. Unfortunately, families are often forced to endure overwhelming consequences as a result of crashes.
If your loved one has died due to a vehicle collision, a wrongful death lawyer in Portland can help your family secure the compensation that you need moving forward.
Our Portland car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard can help your family pursue a wrongful death claim against the person who is responsible for your loved ones passing. Our team will file a wrongful death claim on your behalf and help your family get the money that you need to cover funeral costs, burial expenses, and more.
Our lawyers understand how difficult it is for families to move forward after losing loved ones. For this reason, our lawyers will work hard to ensure your family is able to get justice and hold the person responsible for your loved ones passing to account.
Our team will fight viciously to help your family get the money you need and deserve. We will take the legal work off your shoulders so you are able to focus on your family and moving forward. It is quite difficult to deal with the overwhelming challenges that a fatal accident can bring. For this reason, we will stand by your side every step of the way to ensure you are able to obtain the best possible outcome for your lawsuit.
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