Portland, OR – Crash on I-84 Freeway near NE 21st Ave Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (October 2, 2021) – An auto accident reported on Friday, October 1st, in the Portland area ended in injuries. At around 6:15 p.m., a crash between vehicles was reported on Interstate 84.
Reports from the Portland Police Department indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked the eastbound side of Interstate 84 Freeway. The incident caused some disruptions in the area of Northeast 21st Avenue as crews worked to clear the roadway.
At least one person was transported to a nearby hospital where they underwent 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
Tens of thousands of people are hurt in motor vehicle crashes every year across the state of Oregon. Here in Portland, we see countless people involved in accidents while traveling along our roadways. These accidents are often unpredictable. However, we continue to see a significant number of victims injured in accidents due to the negligence of other people sharing the road.
When motorists engage in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles, they place themselves and others sharing the road at an increased risk of being seriously injured or killed. Motorists who are distracted by cell phones, under the influence of alcohol, and people who speed in engage in other reckless driving behaviors place the lives of other motorists and their passengers at risk every day across our state.
In cases where innocent parties sustain injuries in crashes caused by negligent drivers, it is essential that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. Victims may have legal options available to help them recover. In some cases, injured parties can receive compensation for vehicle repairs, medical expenses, lost wages, and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages they face following their accidents. Working with a legal team that is knowledgeable, responsive, and attentive can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve after being harmed.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping you every step of the way throughout your entire legal process. We truly care about our clients in protecting their best interests. Our clients can depend on us to keep their best interests in mind as we fight on their behalf to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries.
If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another motorist’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. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and determine the most appropriate legal actions moving forward.
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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.