Portland, OR – Injury Crash Reported on SE Stark St near SE 135th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (November 8, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in the Portland area on Monday morning that resulted in injuries. On November 7, the Portland Police Bureau received a notification that a traffic accident occurred on Southeast Stark Street.
At around 1 a.m., calls for help came in regarding a crash that occurred on Southeast Stark Street at the intersection of Southeast 135th Avenue. The Portland police arrived at the scene and located damaged vehicles blocking the intersection.
Police and firefighters immediately closed off a portion of the roadway while providing assistance at the scene.
Medical personnel went to work on rendering aid to injured victims. At least one person who was involved in the crash was transported to a nearby medical facility, where they were provided further medical treatment for the injuries they suffered.
The crash remains under investigation by the Portland Police Bureau at this time.
We hope the injured victims are able to recover fully following this accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, tens of thousands of crashes occur in Oregon that result in injuries. When innocent parties are hurt as a result of negligent motorists, they can file personal injury lawsuits to recover the damages that they face.
There are many types of recoverable damages in a personal injury case. Each type of damage has its own unique set of rules and guidelines that must be followed in order to be eligible for compensation. Generally speaking, there are several things that you can recover compensation for following an accident. These include:
- Long-term medical expenses: Long-term care expenses can include things like nursing home care, in-home care, and other types of long-term care services. These expenses can be very costly, and they can add up quickly. If you have been injured in an accident, you may be able to recover these expenses from the responsible party.
- Medical bills: Immediate medical costs can include things like ambulance fees, hospital bills, and doctor’s visits. If you have been injured in an accident, you may be able to recover these expenses from the responsible party.
- Vehicle repair expenses: Vehicle repair costs can include things like car repairs, rental cars, and more. If you have been involved in an accident, you may be able to recover these costs from the responsible party.
Our car accident lawyers in Portland can help you seek the maximum amount of compensation for the damages you face.
At Kivel & Howard, our team is committed to helping each person we represent to protect their legal rights. We will fight to ensure the person who caused you harm is held accountable. Our team will fight diligently to help you maximize the compensation you recover. Contact our personal injury lawyers today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started on your case.
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.