Portland, OR – Injury Accident Reported on SE 87th Ave near SE Division StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 19, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident took place during the early morning hours on Thursday that left at least one person in the Portland area injured. Just after midnight, on May 19, the Portland Police Bureau and area firefighters were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Southeast 87th Avenue.
According to reports from local law enforcement, a collision between vehicles blocked Southeast 87th Avenue in the area of Southeast Division Street. The incident caused significant delays in the area after the police and firefighters closed off the roadway to investigate.
Emergency medical services rendered aid to victims who were injured as a result of the accident. Those in need of further care were transported to area hospitals.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Oregon. There are countless instances where people suffer severe injuries due to the negligence of others. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents can take place for a variety of reasons. There are several causes of crashes in Oregon that we see contribute to accidents more often than others. Some of the leading causes of auto accidents in our state include:
- drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- drivers who are traveling above the posted speed limits
- drivers who are traveling too fast for road conditions
- drivers who are using their cell phones or are distracted by other means
- drivers who fail to yield the right of way to others
When people are inconsiderate of other drivers sharing the road, they placed their lives at risk. Unfortunately, a significant number of crashes that take place in our state are caused by drivers who engage in these and other reckless actions.
When people are injured in auto accidents, due to the negligence of others, it is important that they understand that they may have legal options available to help them move forward. It is in your best interest to seek the assistance of a Portland car accident lawyer as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation that you can use to cover the costs you face following your accident.
The Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience helping injured parties secure financial compensation after being injured in accidents. Our lawyers are fully committed to helping each person we represent get the money they need for medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and more.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you seek legal guidance right away. Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm to schedule a free case evaluation. Our lawyers are available 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.