Portland, OR – Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 26 Causes Injuries & DelaysOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 18, 2021) – An auto accident reported near the Oregon Coast on Friday caused sprawling delays in traffic while leaving at least one person injured. At around 8 a.m., on September 17, calls for assistance came in surrounding an accident on Highway 26.
Reports from the Oregon Department of Transportation show that a collision between multiple vehicles blocked all lanes of Highway 26 just 11 miles east of Seaside. The incident caused moderate delays in the area that lasted for nearly three hours.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent medical treatment for injuries.
At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Auto collisions across the state of Oregon are taking place more often. In many cases, victims are hospitalized with internal organ damages, spinal cord injuries, and other life-altering injuries that require emergency surgery and endless treatment. Although many of us are aware that motor vehicle accidents often end in injuries, we are often unprepared to deal with the consequences that they have on victims and their families.
Although we have many laws in place to protect motorists traveling in Portland and across the state, we continue to see victims harmed due to the negligence of other motorists. When drivers engage in reckless activities while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of others at risk.
When victims are hurt in traffic-related incidents, it is crucial 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. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our team provides competent and aggressive legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected.
Our clients can depend on us to keep their best interests in mind as we fight on their behalf to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries. We strive to provide excellence to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle crash 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 team is 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.