Portland, OR – One Injured in I-5 Crash near Exit 290 (Lower Boones Ferry Rd)Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 30, 2021) – One person was hospitalized as a result of a traffic-related incident in the Portland area on Wednesday afternoon, September 29.
Reports from the Portland police show that a collision between vehicles blocked the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the area of Exit 290 for Lower Boones Ferry Road. The incident caused severe delays in traffic.
At least one vehicle involved in the accident rolled over, trapping one person inside. Crews with the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to the scene to extricate the trapped victim.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Portland car wrecks send thousands of innocent parties to area hospitals with injuries every month. Here in Portland, many of these accidents have a debilitation impact on our residents. When victims are hurt in crashes, they are often left to deal with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. These crashes often leave victims with life-altering injuries that require emergency medical care. In some instances, injured parties are forced to go through emergency surgery and spend weeks in recovery. Going through therapy and rehabilitation is not only painful but it comes at an extraordinary cost.
When negligent drivers engage in careless, reckless, and malicious actions while operating their vehicles, they place themselves and others sharing the road at an increased risk of being seriously injured or killed. There are countless cases where innocent victims are left with injuries from motor vehicle accidents caused by drivers who are drunk or under the influence of drugs or alcohol, distracted by phones and their passengers, or engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles.
By reaching out to a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible, those harmed are in the best position possible to recover the compensation they need and deserve from at-fault parties who caused their injuries and damages. Victims may recover compensation for various economic and non-economic damages they face in the aftermath of a collision.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Portland car accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard firmly believe that injured parties should never have to spend their own money on vehicle repairs and medical care they need as a result of another person’s negligence. For this reason, we are committed to providing aggressive representation that represents the best interests of our clients.
We are dedicated to providing the most trusted and responsive services to each client as we provide individualized representation to ensure their best interests and legal rights are protected every step of the way. If you have been injured in an automobile accident 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 to see how we can help you.
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