Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on NE 19th Ave near NE Fremont StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (February 13, 2023) – At 4:15 p.m. on February 12, the Portland Police Bureau was called to provide assistance at the scene of an automobile accident that left at least one person with injuries.
Calls for help came into the police regarding a vehicle collision that took place on Northeast 19th Avenue.
The Portland police responded to the scene and blocked off the roadway near the intersection of Northeast Fremont Street. Authorities immediately went to work on removing the damaged vehicles and debris from the roadway.
Paramedics were dispatched to provide treatment to the victims who suffered injuries. At least one of the people involved in the crash was transported to a local hospital.
The police department is actively investigating the accident.
Our thoughts go out to those who have been injured as a result of this motor vehicle accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every day, car crashes take place in Oregon, which results in serious injuries for those involved. We see countless victims hospitalized was severely broken bones, trauma to the head, and other significant injuries. In many cases, injured parties are unable to return to work for several weeks or even months after their accidents. Dealing with the devastation that a vehicle accident can bring is extremely difficult.
Unfortunately, we see many people hurt as a result of preventable accidents. Leading factors in automobile collisions across our state include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Drivers who are traveling too fast for road conditions.
- Drivers who fail to yield to other motorists sharing the road.
- Drivers who run red lights at intersections.
- Drivers who switch lanes recklessly.
These and other acts of negligence on behalf of drivers continue to contribute to motor vehicle accidents in our state every single day. Victims who are injured as a result of these accidents often have legal options.
Following an automobile accident that was caused by the negligence of another driver, you can sue them for compensation to cover various damages. These include:
- Pain and suffering.
- Lost earning capacity.
- Loss of enjoyment of life.
- Property damage.
- Loss of consortium.
In some cases, victims may be able to recover punitive damages as well. It is important that you have a knowledgeable Portland car accident lawyer on your side to provide guidance throughout the entire legal process and fight for justice and compensation on your behalf. Reaching out to an attorney as soon as possible will provide you with the best chance of getting justice and seeking the maximum compensation for these and other losses.
Kivel & Howard is here to provide knowledgeable, experienced help when it comes to seeking justice after an auto accident. With decades of experience and a commitment to pursuing maximum compensation on each case, you can be sure that our team of fearless advocates will fight diligently to protect your rights. Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 for a free consultation and get started on working towards the justice you deserve.