Portland, OR – One Hospitalized After Crash on NE 242nd Ave near NE Glisan StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (January 15, 2023) – A traffic accident was reported in the Portland area on Friday that left one person injured. On January 13, calls for help were received regarding a traffic wreck on Northeast 242nd Avenue.
According to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office, a collision between multiple vehicles occurred on Northeast 242nd Avenue in the area of northeast Glisan Street. The incident caused severe delays in the area.
One person involved in the accident fled the scene without stopping. Authorities responded to the accident and searched when the village extensively to locate the suspect. One person involved in the accident was injured.
The victim was provided treatment at the scene and transported to an area hospital.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
We hope that the person who was injured is able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Car crashes are incredibly life-changing for thousands of people in the Portland area every year. Dealing with physical pain and suffering is not something that we are able to prepare for. The impacts of crashes are often far-reaching, causing not only physical harm to victims, but emotional and financial harm to injured parties and their families.
After being hurt in a car accident, victims are able to file a personal injury claim against the person who is responsible. A personal injury claim can help you obtain financial compensation for some of the losses and the damages that you face.
Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to recover economic and non-economic damages from your crash. Economic damages are those that reimburse you for financial burdens that you face this can include money to repair your vehicle, cover lost wages, and alleviate medical expenses following your accident.
In addition, you may be able to recover non-economic damages for your pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress, and other damages that you face that cannot be compensated.
If the driver who is at fault for the accident was particularly negligent, you may be able to recover financial compensation for punitive damages as well. These damages are awarded as punishment towards the negligent driver for their reckless and careless actions.
It is important that you reach out to a Portland car accident lawyer right away to protect your legal rights. Getting started on your case as soon as possible can help to ensure you have the best chance of holding the negligent driver accountable.
The team at Kivel & Howard has decades of experience helping Portland residents receive justice and compensation following an accident. We are here to help you through this difficult time by providing the legal services needed to ensure you get the attention, treatment, and support that is rightfully yours. Our attorneys offer free consultations, so get started today on your case by calling (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation.
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.