Portland, OR – Motorcyclist Killed in Car Crash on NE Sandy Blvd near NE 162nd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 2, 2021) – One person has lost her life following a motor vehicle accident on Thursday afternoon on the northeast side of Portland. At approximately 1230 p.m., on July 1, the Portland Police Department and firefighters were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
Reports provided by authorities so that a black van and a motorcycle were involved in an accident on Northeast Sandy Boulevard at the intersection of Northeast 162nd Avenue during the early afternoon hours.
The motorcyclist sustained severe injuries in the accident. Emergency crews responded to the scene and attempted lifesaving efforts on the victim. However, the writer succumbed to their injuries at the scene. The driver of the van remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement. No other injuries were reported in the crash.
At this time the cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Portland Police Department.
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 across the United States claim lines on more than 5000 people. These accidents are often severe in nature due to the fact that most motorcyclists do not have adequate protection. 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.
When motorcyclists lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligent and reckless actions of others, the state of Oregon allows surviving relatives to pursue legal options available to help them recover. Rather than attempt to move forward alone after losing a loved one in an accident, families can greatly benefit by seeking the assistance of a skilled wrongful death attorney in Portland at their earliest convenience. A knowledgeable legal team can help to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident, gather evidence, identify all liable parties, and fight to hold them accountable for their actions.
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.