Portland, OR – Crash on Highway 26 near Highway 6 Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 18, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area ended in injuries. At around 1:36 a.m., on June 15, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on Highway 26.
Reports from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office show that a collision between vehicles occurred near a construction work zone on Highway 26 near Highway 6 during the early morning hours. The incident caused severe delays in the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
At least one person was left injured as a result of the accident. Medical personnel responded to the scene to render aid to the victims. Those in need of further care were transported to area hospitals.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were hurt as a result of this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Auto accidents across Oregon can have a devastating impact on the lives of those involved. This is particularly true in cases where people suffer serious injuries. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are hurt in auto accidents across our state every year. In countless instances, these crashes can be attributed to some form of negligence. We continue to see innocent parties hurt in crashes due to drivers who:
- Run red lights or pass stop signs
- Fail to yield to other motorists sharing the road
- Drive while impaired
- Operate their vehicles while distracted
If you were hurt in an auto accident as a result of someone else’s negligence, you might have legal options available to help you move forward. Working with a car accident lawyer in Portland can help to ensure you have the best chance possible to get justice.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard are truly committed to helping each client we work with seek the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims. Our lawyers can help you by building the strongest legal claim possible infighting to secure the maximum amount of compensation for your lawsuit.
Our lawyers will personally go to the scene of your accident to gather evidence. We will speak with witnesses and obtain a copy of the police report. Our lawyers will collect your medical records and help prove the damages you suffer from as a result of your crash. Our attorneys will stop at nothing to ensure you are fully and timely compensated after being injured in an accident. If you were hurt as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you do not need to move forward alone. Seeking the guidance of a skilled Oregon personal injury law firm is in your best interest. At your earliest convenience, contact our legal team at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation.
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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.