Portland, OR – Auto Accident with Injuries Reported on I-5 Freeway near S Corbett Ave ExitOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (November 20, 2022) – A traffic collision took place in the Portland area that resulted in confirmed injuries, according to the Portland Police Bureau. At around 12:36 p.m., on November 19, officers within the PPB responded to the scene of a collision on the Interstate 5 Freeway.
According to reports provided by the police, a crash blocked the northbound side of the interstate freeway just south of the South Corbett Avenue exit. The incident caused severe disruptions in the area.
Police and area firefighters were called to provide assistance at the scene. Medical personnel provided treatment to the victims who were harmed and transported them to local hospitals.
The circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation.
We hope the victims who were hurt as a result of this crash recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
A traffic accident can change your life in an instant. Regrettably, we see many people left with painful physical and emotional injuries as a result of crashes in our state. Quite often, people are hospitalized with significant trauma to the head, internal organ injuries, and even broken bones. Trying to overcome painful physical and emotional injuries can be challenging. Dealing with financial burdens related to medical costs can be even more difficult to do.
Depending on the cause of your collision, you may be able to pursue a personal injury case against the person who is responsible for your crash. This type of legal claim can help you receive financial compensation for the damages that you face as a result of your collision. Working with a knowledgeable legal team can help you get the maximum amount of compensation possible. Some of the damages that you may be able to recover for your lawsuit include compensation for:
- Vehicle Repair Expenses: If your vehicle was damaged in the accident, you can recover the cost of repairs. This includes the cost of parts and labor.
- Lost Earning Capacity: If your injuries have prevented you from working or have caused you to miss work, you can recover your lost wages. You can also recover future earnings if your injuries are permanent and have caused a reduction in your ability to earn an income.
- Pain and Suffering: You can also recover for pain and suffering. This includes physical pain and emotional distress.
- Medical costs: This can include hospitalization expenses, surgery costs, rehabilitation costs, and any other medical bills that are incurred as a result of the accident.
It is important that you reach out to a Portland car accident lawyer right away to ensure you have the strongest case possible.
Our team at Kivel & Howard can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss the circumstances surrounding your crash. We will educate you with regard to your rights as a victim and fight to get you justice. Contact our personal injury lawyers now by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
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.