Portland, OR – Auto Wreck on I-5 near SW Taylors Ferry Rd Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (February 19, 2022) – Authorities in the Portland area were requested to provide assistance at the scene of a crash that ended in injuries. At around 8:20 a.m., on February 16, the Portland Police Bureau was notified that a crash took place on Interstate 5.
Reports indicate that a collision involving a white pickup truck and a silver pickup truck occurred on the northbound left lanes of Interstate 5 in the area near Southwest Taylors Ferry Road.
The crash caused severe delays in the area that extended back toward Haines Street as crews worked to clear the roadway.
Medics provided care to victims on-site. An unknown number of people were transported to area hospitals for further treatment and evaluation.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Portland car accidents send thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries every month. Here in Portland, we see our unfortunate share of these unexpected collisions impact the lives of our residents. When victims are involved in accidents, they are often left to deal with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. Going through constant medical treatment for painful injuries is mentally and financially exhausting. In some cases, victims have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on hospitalizations, surgery, doctor appointments, and other medical care they require for their injuries.
For this reason, our state provides injured parties with legal options to secure compensation to help cover these and other financial burdens they face moving forward after being involved in motor vehicle accidents caused by negligent drivers. When victims are harmed in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers it is crucial that they act quickly to protect their legal rights. Our Portland car accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard firmly believe that victims should never be forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical care they need due to the negligence of another person. For this reason, are committed to providing aggressive representation that represents the best interests of our clients.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
Our personal injury attorneys in Portland are committed to helping injured parties maximize their recoveries for medical costs, lost wages, property damages, and various other financial burdens they face from their accidents. We strive to hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions and make them pay. It is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Waiting can significantly impact your ability to hold at-fault parties accountable for their actions and get the justice you deserve. If you have been injured in an accident, due to another motorist’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Our team is available to meet with you to discuss the circumstances surrounding your crash and help to determine the best options available for you to move forward and get the justice you deserve.
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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.