Portland, OR – Five Injured in Car Crash on Oregon Highway 99 WOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 10, 2021) – A major motor vehicle accident reported in the Sherwood area sent several people to local hospitals with injuries. During the afternoon hours of July 9, the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue was requested on-site at a crash on Oregon on State Highway 99 West.
Reports provided by local news sources show that a collision between a red sedan and a blue sedan occurred on Oregon State Highway 99 West during the afternoon hours. The incident blocked the roadway, causing severe delays throughout the area.
A total of five people sustained injuries in the accident. EMS responded to the scene and rendered aid to victims. Two injured victims were transported to local trauma centers. At least one of these victims was transported by helicopter for treatment. Three other injured parties were transported to area hospitals via ambulance. 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
Now, more than ever before, we are seeing motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate. These accidents are leaving tens of thousands of people across our state with serious injuries. In many cases, victims are hospitalized with internal organ damages, spinal cord injuries, and other life-altering injuries that require emergency surgery and endless treatment. Although many of us are aware that motor vehicle accidents often and in injuries, we are often unprepared to deal with the consequences that they have on victims and their families.
Not only are most victims forced to endure overwhelming mental and physical pain and suffering, but they often face towering medical expenses, lost wages, and a variety of other financial burdens that negatively impact their lives. The time following a motor vehicle accident can be extremely overwhelming. For this reason, it is crucial that victims understand that they do not have to move forward alone. Seeking the assistance of a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible can help to ensure you are in the best position to move forward following your accident.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping you every step of the way throughout your entire legal process. 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. 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 due to another person’s negligence contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
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.