Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Collision at SE 122nd Ave & SE Pine StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 20, 2021) – An automobile accident reported on Monday morning in the Portland area sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At approximately 6:12 a.m., on July 19, emergency crews were notified that an accident took place on Southeast 122nd Avenue.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Pine Street during the morning hours. The incident prompted the Portland Police Department and firefighters to close off the roadway as they worked to clear the scene.
Emergency medical services responded to the site of the accident 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 who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Data produced by the National Safety Council (NSC) demonstrates that the number of traffic-related fatalities throughout the state of Oregon increased approximately 4% between 2018 and 2019. In addition to our state seeing an increase in the number of people losing their lives in accidents, we are seeing more people severely injured. In the Portland area alone, over 8,000 victims are injured in motor vehicle accidents each year.
Although many of us are aware that motor vehicle accidents often and in injuries, we are often unprepared to deal with the consequences that they have on victims and their families. Regrettably, we see countless people who are hurt every day in crashes due to drivers who are not acting responsibly while driving. As a result, victims are forced to deal with mental, physical, and finical consequences. When drivers engage in reckless activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others at risk. When victims are hurt in crashes as a result of the actions of other drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Our compassionate Oregon 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 is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience 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. If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle collision 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.