Portland, OR – Eight Injured in Bus Crash on Highway 6Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (November 23, 2021) – Several people were left with injuries following a motor vehicle accident on Friday morning in the Portland area. At around 9:30 a.m., on November 19, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a crash on Highway 6.
Reports from the Portland Police Department show that a Nestucca school bus was on its way to a field trip in Portland when it collided with a flatbed trailer on Highway 6 during the morning hours. The crash caused significant delays throughout the area as crews worked to clear the scene.
A total of eight people on the bus sustained injuries. Several victims were transported to local hospitals for further medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Data provided by the National Safety Council (NSC) shows that the number of traffic-related fatalities across the state of Oregon increased around 4% between 2018 and 2019. Not only are victims losing their lives in collisions at an alarming rate, but they are becoming injured more often as well. In the Portland area alone, more than 8,000 people are injured in vehicle collisions each year. These accidents often leave victims with injuries that cause overwhelming pain and suffering. In many instances, victims require hospitalization and have to take several weeks or even months off work to recover.
Victims who are hurt in crashes as a result of the actions of others are able to recover compensation to help cover the costs of care, lost wages, and various other financial burdens they face moving forward. By reaching out to a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible, victims are in the best position possible to recover the compensation they need and deserve from those who cause them harm.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
Our compassionate 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 protect their legal rights and their best interests every step of the way as we fight on their behalf to help them recover full and fair compensation for their injuries. 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 are devoted to providing top-quality legal services to each client and providing them with individualized representation to ensure their specific legal needs are met.If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and help to determine the best options available for you to move forward and get the justice you deserve.
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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.