Portland, OR – Injuries Follow MVA on I-5 Freeway near Exit 297 & Terwilliger BlvdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (October 22, 2022) – A vehicle accident occurred in the Portland area early Saturday morning that resulted in injuries. At around 12:45 a.m., on October 22, calls for assistance were received regarding a wreck on the Interstate 5 Freeway.
According to reports from the Portland Police Bureau, a collision between vehicles occurred on the southbound side of the Interstate 5 Freeway. The incident caused delays near exit 297 and Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard.
At least one person suffered injuries due to the crash and had to be transported to a local hospital for medical care.
The crash remains under investigation by the PPB at this time.
Our thoughts are with those harmed in this crash as we hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Vehicle collisions occur daily in the state of Oregon. Quite often, they have devastating consequences for those involved. We see tens of thousands of people hospitalized annually with serious injuries that impact their health and well-being. Suffering injuries as a result of the collision can impact your life in a variety of ways. People are often forced out of work for an extended period. Many people have to go through long-term care as well.
If you’ve suffered injuries in a crash that was caused by another driver’s negligence, and personal injury lawsuit can help you recover financial compensation to alleviate the damages you face. Some of the damages you may be able to recover from a personal injury lawsuit include:
- Lost wages: If you’ve missed work because of your injuries, you can recover your lost wages.
- Medical expenses: You can recover the cost of your medical treatment, including hospital bills, doctor’s visits, prescription costs, and more.
- Vehicle repair costs: If your vehicle was damaged in the accident, you can recover the cost of repairs.
These are just a few of the most common types of damages that can be recovered after a car accident. If you have any questions about what type of damages you may be entitled to, be sure to speak with an experienced Portland car accident lawyer.
Our team at Kivel & Howard can help you better understand your rights moving forward. Our team will take all the legal work off your shoulders and investigate your crash. Work with experts who can re-create the accident and gather evidence from various sources. Our team will demand full compensation to cover your losses and damages.
If another driver’s reckless or careless actions have caused you harm, it is important that you act quickly. Reach out to our personal injury lawyers today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation. Our personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and determine the best legal approach moving forward. Contact our lawyers today to get justice.
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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.