Portland, OR – Injury Accident blocks I-84 Freeway near NE 21st AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 1, 2022) – An auto accident that took place in the Portland area on Tuesday afternoon ended in injuries. At around 2:46 p.m., on May 31, emergency crews were called to the site of an auto accident on Interstate 84 Freeway.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked the eastbound side of Interstate 84 Freeway in the area of Northeast 21st Avenue. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as the police and firefighters closed off a portion of the roadway to investigate.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further care.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Oregon. Quite often, these crashes are caused by drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Our team sees a significant number of people suffer injuries and accidents due to:
- Drivers who are speeding or traveling above the posted speed limits
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are distracted by their cell phones, radios, or other people in their vehicles
- Drivers who fail to yield the right-of-way to other drivers sharing the road
If you were injured as a result of an accident, due to another person’s negligence, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. Working with a car accident lawyer in Portland can help to ensure you are able to secure the compensation you need to cover your damages.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience helping people protect their legal rights after being injured in accidents. Our team will fight for you to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation available for your legal claim.
Our team will provide you with various services to ensure you are in the best position possible to protect your legal rights after next. We will investigate the scene of your crash and gather evidence. We will speak to witnesses and take testimony from them. We will obtain a copy of the police report and medical records to prove your injuries. Our team will gather adequate evidence to build the strongest case possible on your behalf. We will negotiate compensation with the insurance company to ensure you are able to cover the damages you face moving forward.
Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm right away to schedule a free case evaluation with our team at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers are available by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started on your case.
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.