Portland, OR – Motorcyclist Killed in Car Crash on Martin Luther King Jr Blvd near Clay StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 23, 2021) – A motorcycle accident reported in the Po0rtland area on Sunday evening claimed one person’s life. Just before 8:30 p.m., on August 22, the Portland Police Department was notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard.
Reports from authorities show that a motorcycle and a second unidentified vehicle collided on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in the area of Clay Street during the evening hours.
The rider involved in the crash sustained fatal injuries. Authorities responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Portland Police Bureau’s Major Crash Team.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Every year, motorcycle accidents take place across the state of Oregon that have a devastating impact on victims and their families. Statistics show that 81.5% of these accidents and injuries and nearly 5% of victims and the passing away. Motorcycle accidents that involve multiple vehicles are more likely to result in catastrophic and fatal injuries for those involved. Fatal motorcycle accidents often lead families to deal with overwhelming mental, emotional, and financial consequences.
The state of Oregon provides surviving relatives legal avenues that they can pursue to get justice for their loved ones. When motorcyclists lose their life and accidents, it is crucial that their families seek the assistance of a wrongful death attorney in Portland as soon as possible. A skilled legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident to determine all liable parties and seek justice against them.
You do not have to move forward alone after losing a loved one in a crash caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another person. Instead, working with a responsive and competent legal team can help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to protect your legal rights and get the justice and compensation you need and deserve. Our team provides competent and effective legal representation while helping our clients navigate the complex legal system throughout the duration of their claims.
The Portland motorcycle accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting on behalf of grieving families across Portland to ensure negligent parties are held accountable for their actions. Our team provides trusted and effective legal representation to ensure they are in the best position possible to move forward and cover the financial burdens they face.
If your loved one has lost their life in a motorcycle accident, due to the negligent actions of another motorist, contact our personal injury attorneys in Portland by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the legal options available for you. Schedule a free case review with our team so we can get started on your case.
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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.