Portland, OR – Auto Accident with Injuries Reported on N Vancouver Ave near N Killingsworth StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 19, 2022) – Emergency crews in Multnomah County were called to provide assistance at the scene of a traffic accident that resulted in confirmed injuries. At around 3:50 p.m., on December 18, the Portland Police Bureau was dispatched to a vehicle collision that occurred on North Vancouver Avenue.
According to law enforcement, a traffic accident blocked North Vancouver Avenue in the area of Killingsworth Street during the afternoon hours. The incident caused delays in the area as the police and firefighters remained on-site extensively to clear the roadway.
Medical personnel responded to provide care to the victims who were harmed as a result of this traffic accident. The injured victims were then provided with transportation to area hospitals.
At this time, the police in Portland are investigating the accident.
We hope the injured victims are able to recover quickly following this crash.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Accidents occur frequently in the state of Oregon. Many of them result in severe injuries or death for those involved. Every single day, motor vehicle crashes occur due to acts of negligence. Some of the leading factors in traffic collisions that take place in Oregon include:
- Drivers who are speeding.
- Drivers who drink alcohol or use drugs prior to operating their vehicles.
- Drivers who are distracted by their cell phones or other means.
- Drivers who switch lanes recklessly.
- Drivers who tailgate other vehicles or follow too closely.
When people ask negligently while operating their vehicles, they are likely to cause severe injuries or death to other people sharing the road. Unfortunately, many victims are forced to area hospitals where they have to go through extensive medical care.
Victims often suffer debilitating injuries like spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and internal organ injuries. Not only do these injuries have immediate consequences for victims, but they often result in lasting disabilities and overwhelming pain.
If you have been harmed in a car crash that was caused by the careless or reckless actions of another person, you may be able to file a personal injury case to recover financial compensation for some of the losses that you face. A personal injury claim can help you obtain money for your medical expenses, lost wages, and more. A Portland car accident lawyer can help guide you through the legal process and fight for compensation on your behalf.
If you’ve suffered any injuries in a car crash in Portland, it is absolutely essential that you seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Our skilled and seasoned Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard can provide you with a free consultation to discuss your case and help you determine the best course of action. Don’t hesitate to give them a call at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule your free consultation today.
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.