Portland, OR – Car Crash with Injuries Reported at SW Barnes Rd & W Burnside RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 23, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area on Wednesday morning ended in injuries, according to local law enforcement. At around 8:52 a.m., on June 23, emergency crews were requested at the scene of a crash on Southwest Barns Road.
Reports from authorities show that a traffic-related incident took place on Southwest Barnes Road at the intersection of West Burnside Road during the morning hours. The incident blocked the roadway, causing moderate delays in the area. The police and firefighters closed off the roadway as they tended to the scene.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent emergency medical treatment for injuries. 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 Portland, Oregon
Car crashes throughout the state of Oregon are taking place more frequently than ever before. Not only is the regularity of these wrecks increasing, but the severity of injuries sustained by those involved is getting worse as well. We are seeing thousands of injured parties hospitalized each year with spinal cord injuries, broken bones, internal organ damages, and other life-threatening injuries that require immediate medical care. In some cases, victims have to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks as they undergo medical care for their injuries.
Although we have many laws in place to protect drivers and passengers traveling in Portland and throughout the state, we continue to see innocent parties injured due to the negligence of other drivers. When motorists engage in reckless activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others at risk. In instances where victims sustain injuries in wrecks caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible. Those injured may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. Some of the damages victims can recover compensation for include lost wages, medical costs, long-term treatment expenses, repairs to their vehicles, and more. Working with a responsive legal team will ensure you are in the best position possible to get the maximum amount of compensation available following a crash.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting on behalf of crash victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our team provides trusted and effective 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 driver’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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