Portland, OR – Car Crash with Injuries Reported on I-84 Freeway near NE 82nd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (March 12, 2023) – Just after 6:20 p.m. on March 10, emergency crews were called to the scene of an automobile accident that took place in the Portland area and sent at least one person to an area hospital for treatment of injuries.
Preliminary reports provided by the Portland Police Bureau show that a collision blocked the westbound side of the Interstate 84 Freeway.
Crews arrived at the scene and blocked off the roadway near Northeast 82nd Avenue.
Police and firefighters spent an extended time at the scene of the accident as they worked to clear the road.
Paramedics responded to care for victims who suffered injuries before transporting them to local hospitals.
The Portland police have an active investigation underway to determine the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts go out to those injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Thousands of motor vehicle accidents occur in the state of Oregon every single month. In many cases, these accidents leave victims with serious injuries that impact their life forever. Suffering a severe spinal cord injury can leave you permanently paralyzed. This can prevent you from going back to work or engaging in activities that you enjoy.
A significant brain injury can force a victim into a coma and cause lasting pain and suffering. Even internal organ injuries can have an overwhelming impact on a victim’s life and can be life-threatening if they are not treated immediately.
The unfortunate truth is that victims suffer these and other serious injuries every day in motor vehicle accidents as a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. We see countless people hurt as a result of drivers who are speeding, impaired by drugs or alcohol, or simply reckless while behind the wheel.
If another person’s careless or negligent actions have caused the crash that left you with injuries, you may have legal options available. Seeking the help of the Portland car accident lawyer right away can provide you with the best chance of getting justice. An attorney will be able to help you seek financial compensation for the losses and damages that you face.
Kivel & Howard is your Oregon personal injury law firm of choice for motor vehicle accident cases. Our professionals are dedicated to giving each client the best possible legal representation, and we strive to ensure that you receive maximum financial compensation from any responsible parties after an accident. If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident and need legal guidance throughout the duration of your personal injury claim, feel free to contact our Oregon personal injury law firm at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today for a free consultation.