Portland, OR – Motorcyclist Injured in car Crash on E Historic Columbia River Highway between Neilson Rd & Woodard RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 15, 2021) – Authorities in the Portland area were called to provide assistance at the scene of an accident that ended in injuries. At around 9 p.m., on August 9, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on East Historic Columbia River Highway.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between a motorcycle and a second vehicle took place on the highway in the area between Neilson Road and Woodard Road during the evening hours.
The incident prompted the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office to close the roadway for an extended time as they worked to clear the scene.
The rider was injured in the accident. The victim was rushed to an area hospital for further medical care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Every year, hundreds of people are injured in motorcycle accidents across the Portland area. These accidents often leave riders with overwhelming pain as they deal with life-altering injuries. In some cases, victims are left with traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and spinal cord injuries that impact their lives immediately and long-term. These injuries are not only mentally and physically painful, but they require extensive treatment as well, which is quite costly.
An overwhelming number of vehicle collisions in the state of Oregon are a result of driver error. When drivers engage in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles, they place themselves and others sharing the road at an increased risk of being seriously injured or killed. When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of the actions of other drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a motorcycle accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible. Victims may have legal options available to help them recover. Working with a legal team that is knowledgeable, responsive, and attentive can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve after being harmed.
The Portland motorcycle accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of motorcyclists who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents in Portland and throughout all of Multnomah County to ensure they are in their best position possible to hold wrongdoers accountable and recover. Our team will investigate your accident, gather evidence in support of your claim, and aggressively negotiate with insurance companies so you get the maximum amount of compensation available to you from those who cause you harm. Our team provides responsive and aggressive legal representation to help our clients recover the maximum amount of compensation available to help cover the costs of long-term treatment expenses, medical care, property damages, lost wages, and more. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle collision as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon today to see how we can help you. Call (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for 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.