Portland, OR – Nicholas Krusmark & Clayton Carney Lose Lives in Crash on Pacific Way

Portland, OR – Nicholas Krusmark & Clayton Carney Lose Lives in Crash on Pacific Way

Portland, OR – Nicholas Krusmark & Clayton Carney Lose Lives in Crash on Pacific Way

Portland, OR (May 10, 2022) – Two men have lost their lives due to a crash in the Longview area on Sunday afternoon, May 8. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene of a collision that occurred on Pacific Way.

Reports from the CCSO show that a Scion TC was traveling on Pacific Way when it became involved in an accident. The vehicle slid through a curve on the roadway and crossed over the median of the roadway. The vehicle then went airborne and struck a tree.

Two passengers in the vehicle suffered fatal injuries. They were identified as 21-year-old Nicholas Krusmark and 23-year-old Clayton Carney.

The 20-year-old driver was severely injured. They were airlifted to Southwest Medical Center in critical condition. Two other passengers, both 20-years-old, were transported to a local hospital via ambulance.

The crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this crash. We hope for their timely recovery.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Nicholas Krusmark and Clayton Carney at this time. Our thoughts are with them.

Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon

Portland, OR – Nicholas Krusmark & Clayton Carney Lose Lives in Crash on Pacific WayEvery year, tens of thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Oregon. Unfortunately, several hundreds of the victims end up passing away as a result of their injuries. When people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, they often leave behind families who are forced to deal with the mental and emotional consequences. Many families have to face significant financial consequences as well.

The unfortunate truth is that many people end up losing their lives in vehicle collisions due to the negligence of others. We see far too many people harm. Does a result of drivers who are impaired, distracted, or engaging in other reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles. When people lose their lives in auto accidents. Due to the negligence of others, their families often have legal options available to help them move forward. Working with a Portland wrongful death lawyer will ensure your family has the best chance possible of getting justice.

The Portland car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard are fully committed to helping each person we represent get justice. Our lawyers will build the strongest case possible for your family. To ensure you are able to collect the maximum amount of compensation available. We will aggressively negotiate compensation with the insurance company of the at-fault party. We will never leave you alone throughout the entire legal process. We will remain by your side and fight to ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected.

If you are loved, one has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is crucial that you seek legal guidance right away to ensure you are in the best position to recover. Our Oregon personal injury law firm is available to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience.  Call our team today at (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800.

Note:  We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard.  Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident.  Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff.  If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove this post from our site upon request.

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.

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