Portland, OR – Injury Accident Reported on I-5 Freeway near N Marine DrOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 9, 2022) – Authorities in the Portland area were called to provide assistance at the scene of a traffic incident that resulted in confirmed injuries on Friday morning, September 9.
Just before 6:40 a.m., calls for help came through to the Portland Police Bureau regarding a traffic collision that occurred on the Interstate 5 Freeway.
Police and firefighters arrived at the scene of the accident and located damaged vehicles on the southbound side of Interstate 5 Freeway in the area near North Marine Drive. Police went to work immediately on blocking the roadway near exit 307.
Paramedics were requested at the scene of the accident due to confirmed injuries. At least one of the people involved in the crash was transported to a local hospital.
The circumstances surrounding the motor vehicle accident are under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the victims who suffered injuries due to this vehicle collision.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Over 40,000 people die each year as a result of vehicle collisions in the United States. More than 1 million people are left injured. Here in the state of Oregon, we see a significant number of innocent people harmed as a result of vehicle collisions every year.
When people are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents they are often forced to deal with overwhelming financial difficulties. Victims are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical care. Many victims have to spend thousands of dollars to repair their vehicles, all while being unable to work.
Unfortunately, innocent people are harmed as a result of negligent drivers every day in our state. If you have been hurt as a result of a vehicle collision that was caused by a driver who was impaired by drugs or alcohol, speeding, or engaging in another act of negligence, a car accident lawyer in Portland can help you file a personal injury case against them.
Our Portland personal injury team at Kivel & Howard is here to help you seek compensation from the person who caused your crash. Our lawyers will help you get the money necessary to cover all of the losses and damages that you face. We will help you gain a better position moving forward, so you are able to focus on overcoming your injuries. Schedule a consultation at our Oregon law firm by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 at your earliest convenience.
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.