Portland, OR – Kayd Shelby Injured in Crash on Highway 58Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 25, 2021) – One person was left severely injured following a motor vehicle accident in Lane County on Thursday evening, December 23. At around 5:35 p.m., on December 24, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway 58.
Reports from the Oregon State Police show that 18-year-old Steven Mori was driving a Dodge 4500 while pulling 168 bales of hay on a large trailer. For unknown reasons, the vehicle became involved in a crash with four other vehicles on the highway.
One person involved in the crash, identified as Kayd Shelby, sustained severe injuries and was airlifted from the scene of the crash to a local hospital for care. Six others were transported by ambulance to local hospitals.
Crews remained on-site for over two hours as they worked to clear the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Kayd Shelby and the other victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Being involved in a vehicle collision comes with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. This is especially true in cases where people are left with injuries. Regrettably, over 100,000 collisions occur within our state each year. Tens of thousands of people are left with injuries that require some form of medical treatment.
These accidents are often unpredictable. However, we continue to see a significant number of people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of other motorists. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, distracted by cell phones, and drivers who speed and engage in other reckless driving behaviors place the lives of other motorists and their passengers at risk every day across our state.
The time following a motor vehicle accident can be extremely overwhelming. For this reason, it is crucial that victims understand that they do not have to move forward alone. Seeking the assistance of a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible can help to ensure you are in the best position to move forward following your accident.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The fearless Portland 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.
Our team provides trusted and responsive legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected. We will remain available to answer any questions you have about the legal process and provide you with insight throughout the duration of your claim to ensure you are always aware of what is taking place.
If you have been injured in a car accident in Portland, due to the negligence of another driver, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today.
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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.