Portland, OR – Traffic Collision on I-5 Freeway near SW Terwilliger Blvd Results in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 10, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Tuesday afternoon ended in injuries. At around 2:45 p.m., on August 9, the Portland Police Bureau was notified that a crash on Interstate 5 Freeway required assistance.
Police reports indicate that a motor vehicle collision occurred on the northbound side of the Interstate 5 Freeway. The crash blocked the roadway near Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard.
Officers with the Portland Police Bureau assisted firefighters with blocking the roadway during the duration of the cleanup.
At least one person was transported by local EMS to a nearby medical facility, where they were provided medical treatment for injuries.
The incident is under investigation by the police at this time.
We hope the victims injured in this accident recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every day, auto accidents occur in Oregon that result in injuries. These incidents add up to tens of thousands of people annually. Depending on the type of injuries that victims suffer, they may have to spend several days or even weeks in area hospitals to undergo emergency medical treatment. In some instances, victims require months to recover.
Although each accident is unique, we continue to see similarities when it comes to the injuries that victims are left with. Some common injuries include:
- Spinal cord injuries that result in some form of paralysis
- Brain injuries that impair my memory and mood
- Broken bones that can require metal rod implants and a lengthy recovery process
When victims are left with painful injuries following motor vehicle accidents, they often struggle to move forward. Not only do victims struggle physically, but emotionally and financially as well.
If you have suffered an injury due to a vehicle collision, there may be legal options available to help you move forward. A car accident lawyer in Portland will be able to help you pursue a legal claim against the person who is responsible for your accident. This type of claim can help you get the money you need for your medical treatment costs, to repair or replace your vehicle, and other losses that you face from your accident.
Our Portland legal team at Kivel & Howard has extensive experience when it comes to helping injured parties get justice. Our team can help you pursue a legal claim against the person who is responsible for your accident. We will fight to help you get the money that you need and deserve to cover various costs resulting from your accident.
Our lawyers will fight fearlessly to ensure you are able to obtain the outcome you expect for your legal claim. We understand how difficult it is for accident victims to overcome painful injuries. For this reason, we help them by providing full-service legal representation that is sure to deliver the results they need and deserve.
Schedule a consultation at our Oregon law firm today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started on your case.
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.