Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Auto Accident on SE 148th Ave near E Burnside StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 1, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in the Portland area on Wednesday evening that ended in injuries. At around 7:15 p.m., on November 30, the Portland Police Bureau and firefighters were dispatched to the crash scene on Southeast 148th Avenue.
According to law enforcement, an accident involving vehicles took place on Southeast 148th Avenue at the intersection of East Burnside Street. The incident caused disruptions throughout the area. The police and firefighters responded to the scene to provide assistance.
At least one victim involved in the accident suffered injuries and had to be transported to a local hospital, where they underwent further care.
The Portland police are currently investigating the collision.
We hope those who suffered injuries as a result of this traffic accident are able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Being harmed as a result of a traffic accident can have an overwhelming impact on your life. Many people struggle to move forward. Trying to overcome painful physical injuries can seem impossible. Having to go through extensive medical care for broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and other significant injuries can be time-consuming and exhausting. Unfortunately, we see thousands of people in our state forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of crashes every year.
There are many instances where innocent crash victims are left with severe injuries as a result of crashes caused by negligent motorists. Some of the leading causes of collisions in Oregon include:
- Speeding drivers.
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Drivers who switch lanes in a careless or reckless manner.
- Drivers who fail to yield to others.
- Drivers who run red lights at intersections.
- Drivers who blow through stop signs.
- Drivers who are distracted.
These and other acts of negligence continue to injure innocent people daily in our state. If you have suffered injuries due to a traffic accident, a Portland car accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation for the damages that you have suffered. Following our crash, you may be able to secure financial compensation to repair your vehicle, alleviate the impact of lost wages, and cover various other damages you face. Dealing with painful injuries after a motor vehicle accident is challenging enough. You should not have to struggle to come up with the financial means to help rebuild your life after being harmed.
If you’re ever in need of a personal injury lawyer, be sure to call Kivel & Howard. With over 30 years of experience, they are more than qualified to help you with whatever legal issue you may be facing. They have a proven track record of success and will work tirelessly to get you the best possible outcome. Contact them today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation.
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.