Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on Sunset Highway near SW Zoo RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 23, 2021) – An automobile accident reported in the Portland area on Wednesday morning ended in injuries. At approximately 2:04 a.m., on July 21, emergency crews were notified that an accident took place on Sunset Highway.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a crash between vehicles blocked the eastbound lanes of Sunset Highway at the intersection of Southwest Zoo Road during the early morning hours.
The incident prompted the Portland Police and firefighters to close off the roadway as they worked to clear the scene and restore the flow of traffic.
Emergency medical services responded to the scene. Injured victims were provided medical care on-site before being transported to area hospitals for further care. At this time, the Portland Police Department is investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
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, SUVs, trucks, buses, and other methods of transportation. Every day, motor vehicle accidents in the city of Portland inflict endless mental, physical, and emotional pain and suffering on victims. An overwhelming number of vehicle crashes in the state of Oregon are a result of driver error. There are many cases where victims are injured in accidents due to drivers who are drunk or under the influence of drugs, distracted or engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles. These and other acts of negligence negatively impact countless lives in our state every single day.
When victims are hurt in accidents due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the assistance of a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible can help to ensure you are in the best position to move forward following your accident. Victims may be able to collect compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical costs, and various other economic and non-economic damages resulting from their crashes.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our team provides trusted and knowledgeable legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected. Our team 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. 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.
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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.