Portland, OR – Car Crash with Injuries Reported at Sunset Highway & Sylvan OverpassOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (March 19, 2022) – An auto accident reported in the Portland area ended in injuries. At around 2:14 a.m., on March 19, calls for assistance came in surrounding an accident on Sunset Highway.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles occurred on the eastbound side of Sunset Highway in the area of Sylvan Overpass. The incident caused delays in the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
EMS rendered aid to victims at the scene. At least one person was transported to an area hospital for further care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Now, more than ever before, we are seeing motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate. These accidents are leaving tens of thousands of people across our state with serious injuries. In many cases, victims are hospitalized with internal organ damages, spinal cord injuries, and other life-altering injuries that require emergency surgery and endless treatment. Although many of us are aware that motor vehicle accidents often end in injuries, we are often unprepared to deal with the consequences that they have on victims and their families.
Although we want to believe that every driver on the road operates their vehicle in a careful and considerate manner, this is far from the truth. In fact, driver negligence, carelessness, and distraction are some of the leading causes of accidents in Oregon and throughout the entire country. When victims are harmed in crashes, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. You may have legal options to help you secure the compensation you need to move forward. By contacting a car accident attorney in Portland, you can learn different legal options available to help you get the justice you deserve.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve.
We understand that most victims have never gone through a civil case before. For this reason, we strive to provide the most effective and knowledgeable representation imaginable so they can get the justice they deserve. Following a consultation, our team will get to work on investigating your accident on building a solid case. We will remain available to answer any questions you have about the legal process and provide you with insight throughout the duration of your claim to ensure you are always aware of what is taking place.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and help to determine the best options available for you to move forward and get the justice you deserve.
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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.