Portland, OR – Motorcyclist Loses Life in Crash on Highway 26 near Firwood RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 5, 2021) – Emergency crews in the Portland area were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Sunday evening that claimed one person’s life. Just before five p.m., on July 4, the Oregon State Police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 26.
Reports provided by authorities show that a motorcyclist was traveling east on Highway 26 when he became involved in a collision with a Nissan Rogue, driven by 49-year-old Lois Sirianni at the intersection of firewood Road.
The motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Authorities arrived at the scene and declared the victim deceased. No other injuries were reported in the accident. At this time, the Oregon State Police are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
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. There is no way to prepare for the aftermath of a motorcycle accident. In many cases, families are left to endure the overwhelming mental and emotional consequences of losing loved ones due to these accidents. To make matters even worse, families are often required to pay for the cost of funeral and burial arrangements and endure lost wages.
In many instances, victims end up losing their lives in motorcycle accidents due to the negligent and reckless actions of other drivers. 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.
Over the years, our Portland motorcycle accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have fought aggressively to ensure the legal rights of families are protected after losing loved ones and accidents. Our team will meet with you at your earliest convenience to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident, identify all liable parties, and hold them accountable for their actions. Our team stops at nothing to ensure grieving families are able to get the justice in the compensation they deserve after losing a loved one. 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.