Portland, OR – Jacob Hernandez-Arellano Killed in Truck Crash on I-5, One Injured

Portland, OR - Jacob Hernandez-Arellano Killed in Truck Crash on I-5, One Injured

Portland, OR – Jacob Hernandez-Arellano Killed in Truck Crash on I-5, One Injured

Portland, OR (August 17, 2022) – A teen lost his life following a motor vehicle accident on Monday afternoon in Portland. At around 2:40 p.m., on August 15, emergency crews in Marion County were called to a crash that occurred on Interstate 5.

Reports from the Oregon State Police show that 18-year-old Jacob Hernandez-Arellano was driving a Honda Civic south on Interstate 5. For unknown reasons, he became involved in a crash with a semi-truck that was hitched with a trailer.

Both vehicles came to a stop on the right side of the roadway.

Hernandez-Arellano died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

His passenger was rushed to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.

The driver of the truck, 52-year-old Jasvir Singh, was not injured in the accident.

The Oregon State Police is investigating the crash at this time.

We hope the victim hurt in this accident recovers quickly.

We offer our condolences to the family of Jacob Hernandez-Arellano at this time.

Auto Accidents in Portland

Portland, OR - Jacob Hernandez-Arellano Killed in Truck Crash on I-5, One InjuredNot only will a motor vehicle accident suddenly change your life, but it can have an impact on your ability to work and perform various tasks indefinitely. It is quite common for victims to struggle throughout the recovery process. The overwhelming mental, physical, and emotional impacts that a crash can have on victims can seem nearly impossible to overcome. The financial burdens that victims often face during the recovery process and beyond can be challenging for victims and their families to endure.

In order to cope with the aftermath of a crash, victims should seek legal guidance to file in order to cope with the impacts that a motor vehicle accident can have, it is important that victims seek legal guidance and file a personal injury case against the person responsible. Having a Portland car accident lawyer by your side that you can trust and depend on can make a big difference when it comes to your ability to secure compensation following your crash.

Our lawyers at Kivel & Howard truly understand and know how difficult it can be for victims to move forward after being hurt in motor vehicle accidents. Our team can help you pursue a personal injury case so you are able to get the money that you need to cover the costs resulting from your crash. Our Portland personal injury lawyers will not let you be taken advantage of by insurance companies who are self-serving and do not have your best interest in mind.

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At Kivel & Howard, we will dedicate extensive time and attention to handling your personal injury case. Our lawyers will stand by your side throughout the duration of your claim and help you get the money that you need and deserve.

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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.

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