Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in Crash on I-84 Freeway near Exit 8Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 14, 2021) – Authorities in the Portland area were requested at the scene of a motor vehicle accident that sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 11:32 p.m., on August 9, emergency crews were notified that a collision between vehicles took place on Interstate 84 Freeway.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a crash blocked the eastbound side of the Freeway near Exit 8 and Interstate 205 Freeway. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene and restore the flow of traffic.
EMS tended to victims briefly on-site before transporting those in need of further care to nearby hospitals. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Now, more than ever before, we are seeing motor vehicle accidents take place at an alarming rate. These accidents are leaving tens of thousands of people across our state with serious injuries. In many cases, victims are hospitalized with internal organ damages, spinal cord injuries, and other life-altering injuries that require emergency surgery and endless treatment. 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.
Although we have many laws in place to protect drivers and their passengers traveling in Portland and across the state, we continue to see innocent parties hurt in crashes 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. In cases where victims sustain injuries in crashes caused by negligent 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. We strive to provide excellence to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met. 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 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. 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.
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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.