Portland, OR – Brando Segundo De Jesus Ejected & Killed in Crash on Highway 221Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 22, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Yamhill County claimed one person’s life. Just before 11:15 a.m., on September 17, the Oregon State Police responded to the scene of a crash on Highway 221.
Investigations show that a Chevrolet Malibu was traveling north on Highway 221 during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, the vehicle became involved in a collision. The vehicle then cut across an opposite lane of traffic and collided with several trees.
A passenger in the vehicle, 21-year-old Brando Segundo De Jesus, was ejected from the vehicle. He was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.
Another person inside the vehicle suffered injuries that required hospitalization. The victim was transported to a local hospital.
The driver of the car, 31-year-old Javier De Jesus Antonio, was arrested at the scene. He was charged with DUII- alcohol, to charges of assault in the third degree, coercion, four charges of reckless endangerment, and manslaughter.
The Oregon State Police are investigating at this time.
We hope the two victims injured in this accident recover quickly.
Our condolences are with that the family of Brando Segundo De Jesus at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Oregon
Impaired driving is quickly becoming a bigger problem on our roads in Oregon. In fact, impaired driving is considered to be one of the leading causes of motor vehicle collisions in Oregon. This is because drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not able to drive safely. After losing a loved one, families often have legal options available to help them.
A wrongful death lawsuit in Oregon can provide financial compensation for the deceased victim’s family, as well as punitive damages intended to punish the wrongdoer. The process of filing a wrongful death claim is complex. If you believe that another driver’s actions resulted in your loved one’s death, you must reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Portland right away.
If you have lost a loved one in a car accident in Oregon, our attorneys at Kivel & Howard can help you pursue justice. Our lawyers can help you identify the facts of your case and build a strong case against the at-fault party. If successful, a wrongful death lawsuit can provide financial relief and healing for those who have lost loved ones in an accident. Our lawyers at Kivel & Howard will help you identify who is at fault and take legal action against them. We will help you get the money you need for funeral arrangements, burial expenses, pain and suffering, and a variety of other losses.
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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.