Portland, OR – Injury Accident blocks I-205 Freeway near NE Glisan St ExitOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (October 28, 2021) – At least one person was transported to a local hospital with injuries following a motor vehicle accident in the Portland area on Tuesday, October 26.
Just before 4:30 p.m., the police, firefighters, and emergency medical services were all notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a collision on Interstate 205 Freeway.
Reports from the police show that a collision between vehicles caused moderate delays on the southbound side of the freeway in the area near the Northeast Glisan Street Exit. Emergency crews closed off the area as they worked to clear the scene.
EMS rendered aid to victims while at the scene. An unknown number of people were transported from the site of the crash 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
Every day, motor vehicle accidents in the city of Portland inflict endless mental, physical, and emotional pain and suffering on victims. These accidents are often unpredictable. However, we continue to see a significant number of people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of other motorists.
Although we want to believe that every driver on the road operates their vehicle in a careful and considerate manner, this is far from the truth. In fact, driver negligence, carelessness, and distraction are some of the leading causes of accidents in Oregon and throughout the entire country. There are many instances where people are hurt in crashes due to drivers who are drunk or under the influence of drugs, distracted, or engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles.
The time following a motor vehicle collision can be extremely overwhelming. For this reason, it is crucial that injured parties understand that they do not have to move forward alone. Seeking the guidance of a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible can help to ensure you are in the best position to move forward following your accident.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting on behalf of injured parties to ensure they get the justice they deserve following their traffic-related incidents in Portland and throughout the entire state.
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 will remain available to answer any questions you have about the legal process and provide you with insight throughout the duration of your claim to ensure you are always aware of what is taking place. 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.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
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.