Portland, OR – Crash with Injuries Reported on SW Hamilton St near SW Shattuck RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (January 2, 2022) – An auto accident reported in the Portland area sent at least one person to a nearby hospital for the treatment of injuries. Just after 1 a.m., on January 2, the Portland Police Bureau responded to the site of a crash on Southwest Hamilton Street.
Reports from local authorities show that a crash between an unknown number of vehicles occurred on Southwest Hamilton Street at the intersection of Southwest Shattuck Road.
Firefighters and police secured the area and worked to remove vehicles and debris from the roadway.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
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 Oregon
Although we want to believe that every driver on the road operates their vehicle in a careful and considerate manner, this is far from the truth. In fact, driver negligence, carelessness, and distraction are some of the leading causes of accidents in Oregon and throughout the entire country. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, distracted by cell phones, and drivers who speed and 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 injured in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them hold at-fault parties accountable. Seeking the assistance of a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible can help you determine what legal options are available for you to get the justice you deserve. In cases where people sustain injuries in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The knowledgeable and seasoned Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed in vehicle collisions. 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.
We understand that most victims have never gone through a civil case before. For this reason, we strive to provide the most effective and knowledgeable representation imaginable so they can get the justice they deserve. Following a consultation, our team will get to work on investigating your accident on building a solid case.
Our team answers questions for our clients and provide them with insight as to what to expect moving forward. If you have been injured in a car accident in Portland, due to the negligence of another driver, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. 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.