Portland, OR – Injuries Reported in MVA on Southeast 82nd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (April 25, 2022) – Authorities were requested on-site at a crash in the Portland area that ended in injuries. At around 8:40 p.m., on April 24, the Portland Police Bureau was dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Southeast 82nd Avenue.
Reports provided by authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked the 4300 block of Southeast 82nd Avenue. The incident prompted the police and firefighters to close off a portion of the roadway as they worked to clear the scene.
EMS rendered aid to victims briefly on-site before transporting those in need of further care to area 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 Oregon
Data provided by the National Safety Council (NSC) demonstrates that the number of traffic-related fatalities in the state of Oregon increased by nearly 4% between 2018 and 2019. Not only are people losing their lives in crashes at an alarming rate, but they are becoming injured more often as well. In the Portland area alone, over 8,000 people are hurt in vehicle crashes each year. These traffic-related incidents often leave victims with injuries that cause overwhelming pain and suffering. In many cases, injured parties require hospitalization and have to take several weeks or even months off work to recover.
Victims who are injured in car crashes as a result of the actions of others are able to recover compensation to help alleviate the costs of care, lost wages, and various other financial burdens they face moving forward. By reaching out to a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible, injured parties are in the best position possible to recover the compensation they need and deserve from those who cause them harm.
Portland Wrongful Death Lawyers
Working with a legal team that is competent, responsive, and attentive can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve after being hurt in a crash. Our team of Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard is dedicated to helping victims collect the maximum amount of compensation available to them after being hurt in accidents across our state.
We firmly believe that victims should never be forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical care they need due to the negligence of another person. For this reason, are committed to providing aggressive representation that represents the best interests of our clients.
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. We strive to provide excellence to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met.
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.