Portland, OR – Car Crash with Injuries on N Williams Ave near N Weidler St Prompts PPB ResponseOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (February 8, 2023) – An automobile accident that ended with injuries in the Portland area prompted the response of local law enforcement. The crash was reported at about 2:20 p.m. on February 7.
Reports provided by the Portland Police Bureau show that a traffic collision took place on North Williams Avenue near North Weidler Street in Portland. The police responded to the scene and immediately secured the area with the assistance of local firefighters.
Paramedics were called to the scene to treat the injured parties involved. The wounded individuals were then transported to area hospitals for additional medical care.
The Portland Police Bureau is actively investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with those who suffered injuries due to this traffic accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Car crashes that take place in Oregon leave thousands of people injured every year. In many instances, people suffer debilitating injuries due to crashes caused by motorists who are negligent or reckless while behind the wheel. We see countless people suffer debilitating injuries due to speeding drivers, intoxicated motorists, and drivers who fail to yield.
Unfortunately, car crashes can quickly leave victims with serious spinal cord injuries, internal organ injuries, and severe compound fractures. If you’ve been injured as a result of a crash that was caused by the reckless or negligent actions of a motorist, it is important that you reach out to an attorney right away. You can file a personal injury claim to seek compensation for the damages you face. This can include:
- Your accident-related lost wages due to taking time off work for medical care and your recovery.
- Lost earning potential as a result of being deemed permanently incapacitated.
- Medical costs for urgent care needs.
- Long-term care costs, which can include those for medical equipment, rehabilitation, and even at-home care.
- Repair costs for vehicles.
In order to provide yourself with the best opportunity of getting justice after your crash, it is important that you hire a car accident lawyer in Portland to fight for your legal rights. Your attorney will do everything in their power to prove your case and help you seek the maximum amount of compensation possible for these and other damages that you face.
At Kivel & Howard, we understand that there is no amount of money that can make up for the trauma of an auto accident. However, our Portland personal injury lawyers are committed to advocating on behalf of our clients and helping them receive the compensation they need to cover the expenses and losses they face as a result of their accidents. Our dedicated legal team will work diligently to ensure you are able to get justice after suffering serious injuries due to a car crash. Contact our Portland personal injury law office today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation to get started on your case.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports, as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know, and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
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.