Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on NE 139th Ave near NE Glisan StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 30, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area on Wednesday afternoon sent an unknown number of people to area hospitals with injuries. At around 1:38 p.m., on December 29, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Northeast 139th Avenue.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked Northeast 139th Avenue in the area near Northeast Glisan Street during the afternoon hours. The Portland police and local firefighters secured the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
Medical personnel rendered aid to victims while at the scene of the accident. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Portland car accidents continue to 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. No matter how many laws are in place to protect motorists, hundreds of people are hospitalized on a monthly basis with injuries from accidents involving cars, trucks, SUVs, and other methods of transportation. We want to believe that we will always make it to our destinations without any problems, but this is far from reality.
Although we have many laws in place to protect motorists traveling in Portland and across the state, we continue to see victims harmed due to the negligence of other motorists. When drivers engage in reckless activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others at risk.
The time following a motor vehicle accident can be extremely overwhelming. 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
The knowledgeable and seasoned 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.
Our team provides competent and aggressive legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected. If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another motorist’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and determine the most appropriate legal actions moving forward. Contact our team today to get started.
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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.