Portland, OR – Injury Accident blocks SE Powell Blvd near Milwaukie AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 10, 2021) – A traffic-related incident reported on Friday morning in the Portland area left at least one person injured. Just after 7 a.m., on December 10, the Portland Police responded to the site of a crash on Southeast Powell Boulevard.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked the westbound lanes of Southeast Powell Boulevard in the area of Milwaukie Avenue. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene and restore the flow of traffic.
Emergency medical services rendered aid to injured victims while at the scene. At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent further treatment of injuries.
At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Not only are victims left to suffer physically from their crashes, but their families suffer as well. They are often forced to endure stacking medical costs and devastating financial consequences from lost wages and property repairs. 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.
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. Not only are most victims forced to endure overwhelming mental and physical pain and suffering, but they often face towering medical expenses, lost wages, and a variety of other financial burdens that negatively impact their lives. The time following a motor vehicle accident can be extremely overwhelming.
When victims are injured in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them hold at-fault parties accountable. Working with a Portland car accident attorney can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and the compensation you deserve.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The skilled and fearless Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience helping injured parties get the justice they deserve after being hurt in vehicle collisions in Portland and throughout Multnomah County. Our knowledgeable legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your accident and help you protect your legal rights as you move forward.
We understand that most victims have never gone through a civil case before. For this reason, we strive to provide the most effective and knowledgeable representation imaginable so they can get the justice they deserve.
If you have been hurt in a car accident as a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and determine the most appropriate legal actions moving forward. Contact our team today to get started.
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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.