Portland, OR – Major Crash Causes Injuries and Delays on Burnside BridgeOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 4, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported on the Northeast Side of Portland sent an unknown number of people to area hospitals with injuries.
At around 2:45 a.m., on December 3, calls for assistance came in surrounding a crash on the Burnside Bridge.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between vehicles occurred on the Burnside Bridge during the early morning hours. The bridge, which spans across the Williamette River, was closed off for several hours as crews worked to clear the scene.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Portland car accidents continue to take place at an alarming rate. No matter how many laws are in place to protect motorists, hundreds of people are hospitalized on a monthly basis with injuries from accidents involving cars, trucks, SUVs, and other methods of transportation. We want to believe that we will always make it to our destinations without any problems, but this is far from reality. Although we have many laws in place to protect motorists traveling in Portland and across the state, we continue to see victims harmed due to the negligence of other motorists. When drivers engage in reckless activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others at risk.
Not only are most victims forced to endure overwhelming mental and physical pain and suffering, but they often face towering medical expenses, lost wages, and a variety of other financial burdens that negatively impact their lives. The time following a motor vehicle accident can be extremely overwhelming.
When victims are harmed in crashes, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. You may have legal options to help you secure the compensation you need to move forward. By contacting a car accident attorney in Portland, you can learn different legal options available to help you get the justice you deserve.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping you every step of the way throughout your entire legal process. We truly care about our clients in protecting their best interests. We understand that most people have never been involved in a civil case before.
We understand that most victims have never gone through a civil case before. For this reason, we strive to provide the most effective and knowledgeable representation imaginable so they can get the justice they deserve. Following a consultation, our team will get to work on investigating your accident on building a solid case.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available at your earliest convenience to meet with you and discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident to determine the best legal options available for you moving forward. Call now to see how we can help you.
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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.