Portland, OR – Injury Accident Reported n SE Division StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 5, 2022) – Authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a motor vehicle accident in the Portland area that ended in injuries. At around 12:34 a.m., on May 4, the Portland Police Bureau was notified that an auto accident took place on Southeast Division Street.
Reports provided by local authorities show that a collision between vehicles occurred in the 2200 block of Southeast Division Street during the morning hours. The incident caused some disruptions in traffic throughout the area as emergency crews worked to remove vehicles and debris from the roadway.
EMS provided medical care to injured parties on-site. At least one person was transported to a local hospital 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 fast and full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Each year crashes in the state of Oregon take the lives of more than 500 people. Tens of thousands of other victims are left with serious injuries that require medical care. In the Portland area alone, more than 10,000 people are harmed in auto wrecks every year.
When people are injured in motor vehicle accidents, they often require medical care. We see many people left with severe spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and broken bones. Dealing with these and other painful injuries can be mentally, physically, and financially exhausting.
Unfortunately, we see a fair share of classes take place every year in our state due to the negligence of others. Many people get behind the wheel while they are impaired, distracted, or engaging in other reckless actions. When people are injured in motor vehicle accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them get justice. Reaching out to a Portland car accident lawyer as soon as possible will provide you with the best chances imaginable to get the compensation you deserve.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping each person we represent get justice. We offer each new client a free consultation to discuss their accident and to help determine what legal options are available. Our lawyers will review the circumstances surrounding your crash, identify all liable parties, and fight to get to justice.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must take legal action right away to ensure you have the best chance of recovering. Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience by calling 503-796-0909 or 503-802-4800. Our lawyers are standing by to take your call so we can schedule a free case evaluation to discuss your accident and how we can help you get justice.
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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.