Portland, OR – Injuries Follow Auto Wreck on E Burnside St near SE 53rd Ave

Portland, OR – Injuries Follow Auto Wreck on E Burnside St near SE 53rd Ave

Portland, OR – Injuries Follow Auto Wreck on E Burnside St near SE 53rd Ave

Portland, OR (October 19, 2022) – A traffic incident reported in the Portland area sent at least one person to a nearby hospital, where they underwent treatment for injuries. At around 1:10 p.m., on October 18, officers from the Portland Police Bureau received a notification that a crash occurred on East Burnside Street.

According to PPB, a traffic incident involving vehicles blocked East Burnside Street at the intersection of Southeast 53rd Avenue. The incident caused interruptions in traffic throughout the area.

EMS was dispatched to the site of the accident to provide assistance. Victims were provided medical treatment on-site and transported by ambulance to local hospitals, where they underwent further care.

The police and Portland are conducting an investigation into the collision at this time.

We hope the injured parties are able to recover quickly following this crash.

Car Accidents in Oregon

Portland, OR – Injuries Follow Auto Wreck on E Burnside St near SE 53rd AveCar accidents leave tens of thousands of people in Oregon injured every year. In many cases, these crashes are a result of drivers who act negligently. We see innocent people hurt as a result of drivers who travel too fast for road conditions, drivers who switch lanes without looking, and drivers who weave in and out of traffic.

If you’ve been hurt as a result of the vehicle accident, you can pursue legal action against the driver who is at fault. A personal injury case can help you seek financial compensation to cover some of the damages you face.

Lost wages are usually the most significant damage award in a car accident case. If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may not be able to work and earn a living. This can have a huge impact on your finances. Medical expenses can also be very costly, especially if you need long-term care or rehabilitation. Vehicle repair costs can also add up, especially if your car is totaled.

To recover damages from a Portland car accident, you’ll need to file a personal injury claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company. It’s important to keep track of all your damages so that you can get the full compensation you deserve. Working with a car accident lawyer in Portland can make a big difference when it comes to your ability to get justice.

Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping injured parties seek the maximum amount of compensation possible following their accidents. If you’ve been hurt as a result of a car accident that was caused by another driver’s reckless or careless actions, our team will help you seek financial compensation to cover the losses and damages you face.

Schedule a consultation by calling our Oregon personal injury lawyers today at (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started on your personal injury 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.

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