Portland, OR – Motor Vehicle Accident on SW 40th Ave & SW Huber St Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 26, 2022) – The police and firefighters in Portland were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday evening that ended in injuries. Just after 4 p.m., on May 25, the Portland Police Bureau and firefighters were notified that an auto accident took place on Southwest 40th Avenue.
Reports provided by PPD indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked the roadway at Southwest 40th Avenue near Southwest Huber Street during the early evening hours. The incident prompted the police and firefighters to close off a portion of the roadway as they were to remove vehicles and debris from the scene.
EMS responded to the site of the accident to render aid to victims and transport those in need of further care to area hospitals.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the victims who are injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every day, motor vehicle accidents negatively impact the lives of people in the Portland area. Unfortunately, these accidents add up to tens of thousands of people being injured in our state every year.
No matter how careful a person is while traveling along our roadways, there is no way to predict that they will not be harmed by other people sharing the road. We continually see innocent people suffer severe injuries in accidents due to drivers who are impaired, distracted, or engaging in other reckless and negligent actions operating their vehicles. When innocent people suffer severe injuries in crashes, they often have legal options available to help them recover.
Working with a Portland car accident lawyer can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward and get justice following your accident.
The Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard are deeply committed to providing the most aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation to every client we work with. Some of the ways we can help you protect your legal rights after being injured in an accident include:
- conducting a thorough investigation into your accident to determine its cause
- gathering evidence from the scene of the accident and working with experts who can help prove critical details in support of your claim
- work with financial experts who can determine the true value of your personal injury case
- take statements from witnesses to the accident
- communicate with the insurance company to ensure you are not taken advantage of
- negotiating compensation on your behalf to ensure you are able to cover the damages you face
- representing you in court whenever necessary
Our team is fully committed to helping you secure the maximum amount of compensation available for your lawsuit so you can cover your medical expenses, vehicle repairs, and more.
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience.
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.