Portland, OR – Officer & Woman Hurt in Auto Wreck Involving Hit-and-Run Driver on SE Powell Blvd near NE 153rd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 25, 2022) – Two people were left hurt following a crash on the Southeast side of Portland on Sunday morning. Just before 8:40 a.m., on July 24, area police responded to a crash that occurred on Southeast Powell Boulevard.
Reports from the police show that a pickup truck was reported in the area. As officers responded to the scene where the vehicle was spotted, the suspect hopped into the pickup truck and attempted to flee the area of Southeast Powell Boulevard and Northeast 153rd Avenue. As a result, the driver struck the officer and crashed into a nearby vehicle.
The officer and one female passenger in the second vehicle were both injured. The two victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency medical attention.
The police in Portland are investigating the crash at this time.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly following this traffic accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Each year, motor vehicle crashes in the state of Oregon impact the lives of tens of thousands of victims and families. People who are involved in accidents are often left traumatized and with painful physical injuries that require extensive care.
Motor vehicle accidents may seem like an inconvenience. However, they can turn into ongoing mental, physical, and financial pain and suffering. After being hurt in a motor vehicle accident, it is likely that you will have many questions. The last thing that you will want to do is have to worry about handling an insurance company to make sure they fairly compensate you for your damages.
If you’ve been hurt due to a motor vehicle accident, a Portland car accident lawyer will be able to help guide you through the legal process and help you get the money that you can use to cover the financial burdens you face throughout your recovery process.
At Kivel & Howard, our Portland personal injury lawyers understand the safety risks that drivers and pedestrians face every single day on roads across our state. We are well aware that motor vehicle accidents can take place in an instant and have a lasting impact on your life.
We understand that your accident and injuries are truly unique. For this reason, we take a unique approach to handling each case for our clients. Our team will personalize the representation and attention that we provide for you from start to finish.
Our lawyers will review your accident and determine what legal options are available for you. Our team will get to work quickly on gathering evidence to prove fault and liability in your crash. We will file an insurance claim against the at-fault party and demand that they pay you the compensation you deserve for your accident. We will negotiate with the insurance company for a favorable settlement on your behalf. If we are unable to come to a settlement agreement, we will fight for you inside the courtroom. Our team is available by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 at your earliest convenience. We can schedule a free consultation at our Oregon personal injury law firm today to 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.