Portland, OR – Injury Accident Reported at NE Dekum St & NE Martin Luther King Jr BlvdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 12, 2021) – Authorities in the Portland area were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident late Sunday evening I sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At approximately 1143 p.m., on July 11, the Portland police department, firefighters, and emergency medical services were notified that a crash took place on Northeast Dekum Street that required assistance.
Reports provided by the police in Portland indicate that a collision between vehicles occurred on Northeast Dekum Street in the area of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard during the evening hours. The incident blocked the roadway, resulting in moderate delays throughout the area as the police and firefighters worked to clear the scene.
Emergency medical services responded to the site of the accident to treat injured victims and transport those in need of further care to local hospitals. At this time, the police in Portland are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims who are injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, 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. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, distracted by cell phones, and drivers who speed in engage in other reckless driving behaviors place the lives of other motorists and their passengers at risk every day across our state.
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. A skilled legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your accident and help you protect your legal rights as you move forward.
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping you every step of the way throughout your entire legal process. We truly care about our clients in protecting their best interests. We understand that most people have never been involved in a civil case before. For this reason, we are committed to providing responsive and thorough investigation to ensure our clients know what is taking place every step of the way. Our team remains available to answer questions for our clients and to provide them with insight as to what to expect moving forward. If you have been injured in a car accident in Portland, due to the negligence of another driver, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today 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.