Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on North Williams AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 8, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area on Tuesday evening ended in injuries. Just before 7:50 p.m., on December 7, the Portland Police, firefighters, and emergency medical services were all requested on-site at a crash on North Williams Avenue.
Reports from the police show that a collision between vehicles blocked the 3400 block of North Williams Avenue during the evening hours. The incident caused some disruptions in traffic as emergency crews worked to clear the area.
EMS workers rendered aid to victims while at the scene. An unknown number of injured parties were transported to area hospitals for further 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
Every year, more than 150,000 car accidents take place in the Oregon and Washington area. More than 13,000 of these accidents take place right here in Multnomah County. These incidents often leave people with life-altering injuries that require emergency medical care. In some instances, people have to go through emergency surgery and spend weeks in recovery.
When victims suffer severe injuries, they often face immediate and long-term consequences. Countless victims require long-term treatment, like rehabilitation and therapy. Regrettably, not everyone is able to fully recover. Instead, thousands of people are left with permanent disabilities.
For this reason, our state provides injured parties with legal options to secure compensation to help cover these and other financial burdens they face moving forward after being involved in motor vehicle accidents caused by negligent drivers. When victims are harmed in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers it is crucial that they act quickly to protect their legal rights. When victims are harmed in crashes caused by negligent motorists, they should reach out to a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible.
Victims may have legal options available to help them recover. Working with a legal team that is knowledgeable, responsive, and attentive can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve after being harmed.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
Our fearless, seasoned Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience helping injured victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed in traffic-related incidents caused by negligent drivers. Our clients can depend on us to protect their legal rights and their best interests every step of the way as we fight on their behalf to help them recover full and fair compensation for their injuries.
Waiting can significantly impact your ability to hold at-fault parties accountable for their actions and get the justice you deserve. If you have been injured in an accident, due to another motorist’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Our team is available to meet with you to discuss the circumstances surrounding your crash 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.