Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on Broadway Bridge at NW Lovejoy StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (October 23, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area ended in injuries, according to reports. At around 3:23 a.m., on October 23, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Broadway Bridge.
Reports from the Portland Police show that a collision between vehicles blocked Broadway Bridge in the area of Northwest Lovejoy Street. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene.
EMS responded to the site to render aid to victims. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Now, more than ever before, we are seeing motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate. Each year, more than 8,000 people are injured in vehicle collisions throughout the Portland area. In many cases, victims are forced to deal with unimaginable consequences. Quite often, accident victims are left with injuries that cause overwhelming pain and suffering. These accidents are leaving tens of thousands of people across our state with serious injuries.
An overwhelming number of vehicle collisions in the state of Oregon are a result of driver error. When drivers engage in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles, they place themselves and others sharing the road at an increased risk of being seriously injured or killed. Victims who are injured in crashes often deal with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. Having to pay tens of thousands of dollars on medical expenses, endure lost wages for months, and struggle to cover the financial burdens they face during their recovery just make it even more challenging.
For this reason, it is crucial that victims understand that they do not have to move forward alone. Seeking the assistance of a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible can help to ensure you are in the best position to move forward following your accident.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
Our compassionate Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed in vehicle collisions. Our clients can depend on us to keep their best interests in mind as we fight on their behalf to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries.
We are committed to providing exceptional services to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our law firm is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and help to determine the best options available for you to move forward and get the justice you deserve.
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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.