Portland, OR – Motorcyclist Feliciano Cruz Morales Killed in Crash on NW Laidlaw RoadOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 5, 2022) – A 23-year-old man has died following a motor vehicle accident that took place in the Bethany neighborhood on Saturday. At around 4:45 p.m., on December 3, the Washington County Sheriff’s office responded to a crash on Northwest Laidlaw Road.
According to authorities, 23-year-old Feliciano Cruz Morales was riding a motorcycle in the area of 15160 NW. Laidlaw Road when he became involved in a collision with a 2019 Kia Niro.
Morales was seriously injured due to the accident. Authorities rushed to the scene and began rendering aid to him. However, he ended up passing away from his injuries.
This time, the Washington County Sheriff’s office is conducting an investigation into the crash. No other injuries were reported.
Our condolences are with the family of Feliciano Cruz Morales at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Oregon
A fatal accident can have an immediate and overwhelming impact on your family. Unfortunately, hundreds of people die as a result of traffic accidents in the state of Oregon every year. There are instances where people are utilizing motorcycles at the time of their accidents. These victims are more likely to suffer severe injuries due to the fact that they lack adequate protection during collisions.
Unfortunately, many motorcycle accidents are a result of driver negligence. We see many drivers fail to yield the right-of-way, turn without looking, or switch lanes in a reckless manner. These and other acts of negligence continue to cause harm to riders who are sharing the road.
If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal accident, your family may be entitled to compensation for some of the damages and losses that you face. Filing a wrongful death claim can help your family recover financial compensation for funeral costs, burial expenses, lost earnings, and a variety of other losses and expenses you face. Seeking legal guidance from a Portland wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible is crucial when it comes to getting justice.
An attorney will be able to help you gather evidence in support of your claim. They will build a strong personal injury lawsuit on your behalf. Your attorney will fight diligently to ensure you are able to get the money that you need to alleviate the costs and losses we face. Your attorney will fight and demand justice on your behalf.
The death of a loved one is always a difficult time, but it can be especially hard when the death was caused by someone else’s negligence. If you are considering filing a wrongful death claim, Kivel & Howard can help.
We offer free consultations so that you can get the information and support you need to make the best decisions for your family. Our experienced team will fight for you and help you get the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact us today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to get started.
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