Portland, OR – Multi-Vehicle Accident Causes Injuries, Delays on I-5Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 26, 2021) – A major motor vehicle accident reported on Saturday afternoon ended in injuries. On September 25, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Interstate 5.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a collision between several vehicles took place on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5. Crews arrived at the scene to find several vehicles damaged, including a boat that dislodged from a trailer.
The crash prompted crews to close the roadway just 5-miles north of Woodburn for several hours as they worked to clear the roadway and restore the flow of traffic.
At least one person was transported to an area hospital for medical care.
Crews were able to reopen two lanes of northbound Interstate 5 at around 6:45 p.m. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland
Being hurt in a vehicle crash comes with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. This is particularly true in cases where people are left with serious injuries that require emergency care. Regrettably, over 100,000 crashes occur within our state each year. Tens of thousands of people are left with injuries that require some form of medical treatment. When victims incur spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and internal organ damage, they are forced to undergo immediate and long-term treatment. There are many instances where people are hurt in crashes due to drivers who are drunk or under the influence of drugs, distracted, or engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles.
When victims are hurt in motor vehicle accidents, it is essential that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Injured parties may have legal options to help them secure the compensation they need to move forward. By contacting a car accident attorney in Portland, you can learn different legal options available to help you move forward. In cases where victims sustain injuries in crashes, due to the negligence of others, they may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. Working with a responsive legal team will ensure you are in the best position possible to get the maximum amount of compensation available following a crash.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping you every step of the way throughout your entire legal process. We truly care about our clients in protecting their best interests. Our team provides trusted and responsive legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected.
If you have been injured in a traffic-related incident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our lawyers are available at your earliest convenience to meet with you and discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident to determine the best legal options available for you moving forward. Call now to see how we can help 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.