Portland, OR – Injury Accident Reported on US-26 near the Vista Bridge TunnelOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 11, 2021) – The Portland Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that ended in injuries. At around 11 a.m., on May 11, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a crash that occurred on US Highway 26.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between two dark-colored sedans blocked the middle lanes of westbound US Highway 26, just outside of the Vista Bridge-Tunnel.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and went to work on treating the injured victims. 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 who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Each year, more than 8,000 people are injured in vehicle collisions throughout the Portland area. In many cases, victims are forced to deal with unimaginable consequences. Quite often, accident victims are left with injuries that cause overwhelming pain and suffering. In many instances, victims require hospitalization and have to take several weeks or even months off work to recover. The immediate and long-term consequences leave victims to deal with an array of negative consequences. Regrettably, families of those harmed are often forced to bear the impact of a crash as well.
An overwhelming number of vehicle collisions in the state of Oregon are a result of driver error. When drivers engage in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles, they place themselves and others sharing the road at an increased risk of being seriously injured or killed. When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of the actions of other drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible. Victims may have legal options available to help them recover. Working with a legal team that is knowledgeable, responsive, and attentive can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve after being harmed.
Our compassionate Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed in vehicle collisions. 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. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in 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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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.