Portland, OR – Car Crash at NE Columbia Blvd near NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (April 13, 2023) – On April 12, emergency officials were called to provide help on-site at an automobile accident that took place in the Portland area.
At approximately 6:36 a.m., officers with the Portland Police Bureau were notified that they were needed to help at the scene of a car crash that took place on Northeast Columbia Boulevard.
According to PPB, vehicles collided on the roadway in the area near Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The incident caused significant delays in the area. The police assisted area firefighters with securing and clearing the roadway.
At least one person suffered injuries due to the crash. Paramedics were notified that they were needed on site. The injured victims were treated for their injuries and transported to an area hospital for further care.
The crash is currently being investigated. Our thoughts go out to those injured as a result of the crash. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, vehicle collisions across the state of Oregon send tens of thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries. Quite often, these unimaginable accidents are completely preventable. We see countless injured people forced into area hospitals due to accidents caused by drivers who are engaging in negligent actions. Speeding is one of the most common causes of crashes that we see here in the state. Drivers who are traveling too fast run the risk of losing control of their vehicles and crashing into others.
In other instances, we see many accidents take place as a result of motorists who are distracted. There has been a dramatic rise in the number of accidents that take place in our state as a result of drivers who are using their phones to text or talk. In addition, eating, changing the radio, and other distracting actions continue to significantly place the lives of others sharing the road at risk.
Other factors commonly identified in automobile accidents across our state include impairment, failure to yield, and other reckless actions. If you have been hurt as a result of a crash that was caused by the negligent or careless actions of another motorist, you may have legal options available to help you. Seeking help from a Portland car accident lawyer can help you protect your legal rights and take action against the person who is responsible for your crash.
Our attorneys at Kivel & Howard are deeply committed to helping car crash victims through their legal journey. We understand the stress and frustration that come with an auto accident, and we prioritize providing justice for our clients. With decades of experience in personalized legal representation, you can rest assured that our exceptional personal injury lawyers will provide fearless representation throughout your case. If you have been involved in a car crash, reach out to us today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to begin your personal injury lawsuit.