Portland, OR – Crash on Kerr Parkway & Touchstone Causes Fire & InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 17, 2021) – Two victims were hospitalized following a motor vehicle accident on Monday in the Lake Oswego area. At around 10:40 a.m., on September 13, the Lake Oswego Fire Department, police, and emergency medical services responded to the scene of an accident on Kerr Parkway.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a crash between a black sedan and a dark-colored SUV occurred on Kerr Parkway in the area of Touchstone. The impact of the crash sent the SUV off the roadway. The black sedan came to rest in the middle of the road before catching on fire.
A total of two people involved in the accident were injured. The victims were transported to area hospitals for further care. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are 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
Every year, thousands of motorists and passengers are injured in motor vehicle accidents throughout the state of Oregon. Although most drivers are careful while traveling on our state’s roadways, we continue to see many people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, distracted by cell phones, and drivers 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.
When victims are harmed in crashes, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may have legal options to help them secure the compensation they need to move forward. By contacting a car accident attorney in Portland, you can learn different legal options available to help you move forward. In some cases, victims can recover compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face for:
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses
- Long-term care costs
- Vehicle repairs/replacements
- Lost earnings/benefits
- Pain and suffering
If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another party, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. A skilled legal team can review the circumstances surrounding your crash and help you get the justice you deserve.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Oregon 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 team provides trusted and responsive legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected. 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 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.
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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.