Portland, OR – Car Crash on Highway 219 near Burkhalter Rd Leaves Four InjuredOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 20, 2021) – On Saturday, emergency crews were called to the site of a major motor vehicle accident in the Farmington area that sent multiple people to area hospitals with injuries. Just before 1 p.m., on June 19, emergency crews were notified that an accident took place on Highway 219.
Reports from authorities show that a black sedan and a gray SUV collided on Highway 219 at the intersection of Burkhalter Road during the early afternoon hours. The impact of the crash sent the black sedan off the roadway where it came to rest in a grassy field. The SUV, which sustained severe front-end damage, ended up in a ditch on the side of the road.
A total of four people were injured in the accident. One person was transported via Life Flight to a local hospital for care. Two others were transported via ambulance to local hospitals for care. A fourth victim was also injured.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation with the police in Portland.
Our thoughts are with the four victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Car accidents across the state of Oregon are taking place more often. Not only is the frequency of these accidents increasing, but the severity of injuries sustained by victims is increasing as well. We are seeing thousands of people hospitalized each year with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damages, and other life-threatening injuries that demand immediate medical care. In some cases, victims have to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks as they undergo treatment for their injuries.
Although we have numerous laws in place to protect motorists traveling in Portland and across the state, we continue to see people harmed due to the negligence of other motorists. When drivers engage in reckless activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others at risk. In cases where people sustain injuries in crashes caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our team provides competent and aggressive legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected. If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another motorist’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and determine the most appropriate legal actions moving forward. Contact our team today 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.