Portland, OR – Injury Accident on I-205 near Stafford Rd
Portland, OR (August 18, 2021) – On the afternoon of August 18, an auto accident resulted in injuries on a roadway in Portland. The incident was reported to officials in the area just before 12:00 noon.
Sources indicate that the wreck occurred on Interstate 205 near Stafford Road for reasons still under local police investigation. Authorities, paramedics, and fire crews were observed at the scene in order to assist those involved and remove the wreckage from the area.
At least one person was hurt in the wreck, according to information from officials. EMTs rendered aid to those in need at the scene before transporting seriously injured victims to local medical centers for further care.
Traffic delays were observed in the area for some time while crews worked to secure the scene. Nothing further has been reported at this time.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Collisions in Portland
Oftentimes, overwhelming mental and physical consequences result from being involved in a serious traffic collision. In cases where victims are left with injuries, this is especially true. Sadly, more than 100,000 accidents take place each year in Oregon. These wrecks are usually totally unpredictable. As time goes on, we continue to see many individuals hurt in accidents due to negligent drivers. 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 immediate and long-term consequences leave victims to deal with an array of negative consequences.
There are legal options available to victims who are injured in auto accidents caused by reckless drivers. Victims who are hurt in crashes caused by negligent drivers may have legal options available to help them move forward. For this reason, it is crucial that victims understand that they do not have to move forward alone. Seeking the assistance of a car crash lawyer in Portland as soon as possible can help put you in the best possible position to move forward from the aftermath of your crash. Victims may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical care, and various other financial burdens they face moving forward.
The personal injury attorneys in Portland at Kivel & Howard have more than 4 decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. 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. 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. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Portland, Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and help to determine the best options available for you to move forward and get the justice you deserve.
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