Portland, OR – Jet Skier Injured in Boat Wreck on Willamette River near Sellwood Riverfront ParkOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 3, 2022) – A jet ski accident reported in the Portland area on Friday evening left one person seriously injured. On July 1, the Portland Police Bureau and the Portland Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of an accident on the Willamette River.
Reports provided by authorities show that two people were jet skiing on the Willamette River during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, one of them became involved in a collision with a sailboat near Sellwood Riverfront Park.
The jet skier sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident. The victim was transported to a local hospital for emergency medical care.
No other injuries were reported as a result of this accident.
At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway
Our thoughts are with the victim who was hurt as a result of this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Boating Accidents in Oregon
Every year, nearly 800 people lose their lives as a result of boating accidents across the United States. Thousands of other people are left with injuries that negatively impacted their lives. We see many people involved in boating accidents left with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and other severe injuries that demand emergency medical care.
Unfortunately, many victims have to go through long-term treatment as well. Going through months of therapy and rehabilitation while being forced out of work to recover can be incredibly challenging to endure. Many victims have to face towering financial burdens related to medical care, repairs to their vehicles, and other financial burdens.
If you have been injured as a result of an accident, you must reach out to our boating accident lawyers in Portland as soon as possible. Our legal team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to help you get the money that you need to cover the damages you face following your accident.
The Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims who have been hurt in accidents through no fault of their own. Our legal team will handle all of the communication with insurance companies to ensure you are able to get justice.
We will negotiate compensation on your behalf to ensure you have the money you need to cover your medical expenses, lost wages, and other financial burdens that you face as a result of your accident. Our lawyers will fight diligently to ensure you have the best chance possible of getting justice after being injured. If you have been hurt as a result of an accident, you must act quickly to protect your legal rights.
Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today by calling (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience with our team. Our lawyers can meet with you to discuss your case in the legal options available to help you move forward and get justice. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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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.