Portland, OR – Auto Accident with Injuries Reported on NW 18th Ave near NW Flanders StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 3, 2022) – Emergency crews were notified that across reported in the Portland area required assistance. Just after 3:15 p.m., on September 2, the Portland Police Bureau, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel responded to the scene of a crash on Northwest 18th Avenue.
Police reports indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked Northwest 18 Avenue in the area of Northwest Flanders Street. The police and firefighters closed off multiple lanes of the roadway as they worked to remove the damaged vehicles and debris from the scene.
Medics rendered aid to the victims who suffered injuries as a result of the accident. At least one person involved in the crash was transported to a nearby medical facility, where they underwent further treatment for injuries suffered as a result of the crash.
The police and Portland are investigating the incident at this time.
We hope the injured parties are able to recover quickly following this motor vehicle accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
A vehicle collision can have a damaging impact on various aspects of your life. Victims often struggle to return to work and perform various tasks. They may have a problem enjoying their life in general. Having to deal with painful injuries can be quite difficult. Many people had to go through medical treatment and spend weeks in recovery.
Following a motor vehicle accident, you will most likely have to deal with significant financial burdens. From tens of thousands of dollars in medical expenses to lost wages, it may be difficult for you and your family to move on. Rather than attempt to move forward alone following a vehicle collision, a car accident lawyer in Portland will be able to help you secure the compensation that you need and deserve.
After a collision, a personal injury lawsuit may be able to help you get the money necessary to cover the costs resulting from your crash. In order to prevail, you must be able to demonstrate that the at-fault driver engaged in some form of negligence at the time of the crash. Some of the most common types of negligence cited in motor vehicle collisions include:
When innocent people are harmed as a result of these actions, a personal injury case can help them get the money necessary to cover medical expenses, lost wages, repairs for their vehicles, and more.
For decades, our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have fought to protect the legal rights of people in Portland and across the state of Oregon who have been harmed in accidents due to negligent motorists. Our lawyers will fight to help you get justice following your crash. We will investigate your accident and identify the at-fault party. We will pursue a personal injury case against them and demand that they give you full and timely compensation to help alleviate the costs and losses you face.
Schedule a consultation at our Oregon law firm today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started.
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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.