Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in MVA on SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd near SE Morrison StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 7, 2022) – Authorities were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident in the Portland area that ended in injuries. At around 12:56 p.m., on May 6, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Southeast Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard.
Reports provided by the Portland Police Bureau show that a collision between vehicles blocked Southeast Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard at the intersection of Southeast Morrison Street.
The incident caused some delays in the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
EMS rendered aid to victims on-site before transporting them to local hospitals for further care.
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 Oregon
Car accidents in the state of Oregon leave tens of thousands of people with injuries every year. There are many instances where people are hospitalized for several days or even weeks following their accidents. When people suffer from severe injuries, like traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries, it can result in more than $100,000 in medical expenses quickly.
Although we like to believe that people are able to travel along our roadways safely, we continue to see innocent people harmed as a result of negligent drivers. Many people suffer severe injuries in crashes due to drivers who are impaired, distracted, and speeding.
When people are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. Seeking the legal guidance of a car accident lawyer in Portland right away can provide you with the best opportunity to get justice.
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping people in Oregon who are injured in accidents get justice. Our lawyers provide the most responsive and knowledgeable representation imaginable to ensure the legal rights of our clients are protected.
Our lawyers can help you by providing you with an in-depth investigation surrounding your accident. We will identify all of the circumstances leading to your crash and all liable parties. Our lawyers will act quickly to ensure all documents, petitions, and evidence is filed in a timely manner and accurately so you can get justice.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our Oregon personal injury law firm by calling 503-796-0909 or 503-802-4800 at your earliest convenience.
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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.