Portland, OR – Benjamin Andrews Killed in Car Crash on NE 212th Ave, Four InjuredOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 26, 2022) – One man has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the Portland area. On June 24, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash that occurred on Northeast 212th Avenue.
Reports from authorities show that a teen driver was traveling on Northeast 212th Avenue in a Corvette just before 10 a.m. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided with a Jeep Cherokee.
The impact of the crash caused both vehicles to go off the roadway. The Corvette then struck a utility pole and caught on fire.
One person inside the Corvette, 50-year-old Benjamin Andrews, suffered fatal injuries in the accident.
The driver of the Corvette, a 16-year-old, and three people in the Jeep, a 39-year-old mom, and her children, ages 6 and 9, were all injured. The four victims were transported to area hospitals for further care.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were hurt as a result of this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of Benjamin Andrews. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Oregon
In the state of Oregon, we see tens of thousands of innocent victims left with painful injuries every year due to motor vehicle collisions. There are many instances where people are harmed in accidents as a result of drivers who engage in reckless, malicious, and negligent actions. Some of the leading causes of crashes in our state include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol
- Drivers who are impaired by drugs
- Drivers who fail to yield to others
- Drivers who run red lights or pass stop signs at intersections
- Drivers who are distracted
Any of these acts of negligence can have serious consequences for other drivers sharing the road. We see thousands of people who are left with significant injuries due to auto accidents in our state. Many people suffer from traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other painful injuries that demand emergency medical care. In some cases, injured parties are able to pursue a personal injury lawsuit to secure the financial compensation that they can use to cover the cost they face moving forward. Working with a Portland personal injury attorney can make a big difference when it comes to your chances of getting justice.
For more than two decades, the Portland car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard have stood by the sides of countless victims who have been injured in accidents through no fault of their own. Our lawyers provide aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation to ensure each person we represent is able to get justice. We fight to ensure our client secure the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits. And we will fight to ensure you are able to get the maximum amount of money available for yours. Our lawyers can meet with you to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you move forward. Contact our law firm today by calling 503-796-0909 or 503-802-4800 to get started on your case.
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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.