Portland, OR – Injury Accident Reported on W Burnside St near SW 6th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (February 11, 2023) – At least one person was hospitalized with injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident that took place on Saturday morning, February 11th.
At around 1:15 a.m., the Portland Police Bureau and area firefighters were summoned to provide assistance at the scene of a crash that occurred on West Burnside Street.
Preliminary reports show that vehicles collided on West Burnside Street near Southwest 6th Avenue during the early morning hours. The incident caused delays in the area.
PPB and Portland firefighters immediately close off the roadway as they worked to remove the damaged vehicles.
Victims were provided medical care for the injuries that they had suffered. An ambulance was used to take at least one of the involved individuals to a nearby hospital for additional treatment.
The police department in Portland is actively investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts go out to those who have suffered injuries as we hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, thousands of people across our state are left seriously injured due to automobile accidents that take place. Far too often, these crashes are a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent while operating their vehicles on our roads.
Common causes of car accidents reported here in Oregon include speeding, distractions, impairment, and failing to yield. Unfortunately, these and other negligent actions can lead to serious accidents with devastating injuries for those involved.
After suffering injuries in a car crash, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit to obtain compensation from the responsible party for your accident for various damages. This includes compensation for:
- Property damage.
- Loss of enjoyment of life.
- Loss of consortium.
- Pain and suffering.
- Lost earning capacity.
- Punitive damages.
- And more.
After your accident, it is important that you seek legal guidance right away. A Portland car accident lawyer can help you maximize your recovery if you contact them right after your accident. Your attorney will begin working on your case immediately in order to prove that the defendant was at fault so you can recover the maximum compensation for these and other damages you face.
If you have been injured in an auto accident due to the negligence of another driver, Kivel & Howard is here to help. Our knowledgeable Portland personal injury lawyers are fully committed to protecting our client’s rights and helping them seek justice for their injuries. With decades of experience and a commitment to pursuing maximum compensation on every case we take on, you can rely on our team of fearless advocates for all your legal needs related to your car accident claim. Contact our Oregon law firm today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 for a free consultation to get started on your case.