Portland, OR – Motorcyclist Loses Life in Crash with Vehicle on OR-99E near OR-211Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 19, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Thursday morning in the South Side of Portland claimed the life of a motorcyclist. At around 6 a.m., on June 17, the Portland Police Department was notified that an accident took place on Oregon State Route 99 East.
Reports from authorities show that a motorcyclist was traveling on Oregon State Highway 99 E when it collided with a second vehicle near Oregon Highway 211.
The rider suffered fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle involved in the accident was injured. The victim was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
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.
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
Motorcycle accidents are often severe in nature due to the fact that riders are without adequate protection. When motorcycle collisions take place involving two or more vehicles, the severity of injuries is greatly increased. Regrettably, countless motorcyclists lose their lives in crashes across Portland each year. These accidents often leave families to bear the overwhelming mental, financial, and emotional consequences associated with the loss of a loved one.
When victims lose their lives in crashes caused by negligent and reckless drivers, the state of Oregon provides surviving relatives legal avenues that they can pursue to get justice for their loved ones. 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. A seasoned wrongful death attorney in Portland can review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident, gather evidence in support of your case, and aggressively negotiate with insurance companies to help you recover.
The Portland motorcycle accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of bereaved families across Portland to ensure wrongdoers are held accountable for their negligent and reckless 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 an 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.