Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Auto Accident on SE 65th Ave near SE Powell BlvdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 4, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area on Tuesday evening left at least one person injured. Just before 4:15 p.m., on May 3, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto wreck on Southeast 65th Avenue.
Reports provided by the Portland Police Bureau show that a collision between an unknown number of vehicles blocked Southeast 65th Avenue in the area of Southeast Powell Boulevard.
The incident caused moderate delays in the area as the police and firefighters closed off a portion of the roadway to clear the scene.
Emergency medical services responded to the site of the crash to render aid to victims. Those in need of further care were transported to area hospitals where they underwent further evaluation.
At this time, the Portland Police Bureau is investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured as a result of this accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, tens of thousands of people in the state of Oregon are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Although we want to believe that we are able to travel safely across our state, this is far from true. We continue to see countless innocent people harmed by the negligent actions of others.
Some of the most commonly reported causes of crashes in our state include:
- impaired drivers
- drivers who are distracted by their cell phones and other objects
- drivers who are reckless
- drivers who run red lights and failed to stop at stop signs
- drivers who are speeding
These and other acts of negligence continue to harm innocent parties every day across our state. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Portland as soon as possible.
As a victim of an accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward.
The Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have several decades of experience helping injured victims protect their legal rights following car accidents in our state. Our law firm is committed to helping you secure the maximum amount of compensation available for your personal injury claim.
Do not wait to get started on protecting your legal rights. Our lawyers are available to meet with you whenever is convenient.
Feel free to contact our Oregon personal injury law firm by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 at your earliest convenience to schedule a case review with our team to discuss your accident and the legal options available to help you get justice.
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.