Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Auto Accident on I-5 near Corbett ExitOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 24, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident took place on Wednesday morning that left at least one person injured. At around 7:50 a.m., on June 22, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Interstate 5.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked several lanes of northbound Interstate 5. The incident caused delays in the area near the exit for Corbett. The Portland Police Bureau and firefighters closed off several lanes of the highway as they worked to clear the scene.
Medical personnel rendered aid to injured victims on-site before transporting them to area hospitals for further care.
Police and firefighters remained on-site for an extended period as they worked to clear the scene. At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Portland Police Bureau.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were hurt as a result of this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every day, countless people across the state of Oregon are negatively affected by reckless drivers. Although there are several laws in place to protect motorists across the state, we continue to see innocent people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others.
Some of the most common causes of crashes in our state include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol while operating their vehicles
- Drivers who are texting or engaging in other distracting behaviors
- Drivers who fail to yield to others while sharing the roadway
- Drivers who turn our intersections without yielding the right of way
- Drivers who change lanes in a reckless manner
When people are involved in accidents, they often suffer from significant injuries that negatively affect their health and well-being. Unfortunately, many people had to go through both immediate medical care and long-term treatment. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. You must reach out to a car accident lawyer in Portland right away.
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience helping injured parties secure the compensation they need after being harmed in auto accidents. Our lawyers can help you get the money you need for vehicle repairs, lost earnings, medical expenses, and various other costs that you face as a result of your accident.
We will help you protect your legal rights by providing various services. Our lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation into your accident and gather evidence from various sources. We will aggressively negotiate compensation on your behalf to ensure you are able to cover the financial burdens you face moving forward.
If you are injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our personal injury law firm in Oregon as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers are available by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800.
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.