Portland, OR – One Injured in Rollover Crash on SE 148th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 18, 2022) – Authorities in Portland were called to the scene of a traffic accident that took place in the Centennial neighborhood that resulted in injuries. On December 14, the Portland police Bureau in the Portland Fire & Rescue responded to a traffic accident on Southeast 148 Avenue.
According to law enforcement, a collision between vehicles occurred on the roadway during the early morning hours. One of the vehicles involved in the crash rolled over. The incident prompted authorities to close off Southeast 148th Avenue between Southeast Main Street and Southeast Mill Street as they worked to provide assistance at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle became trapped inside. PF&R responded to the scene to extricate the chapter victim.
Once removed from the vehicle, the victim was transported to a local hospital with severe and life-threatening injuries. The incident remains under investigation at this time.
We hope the victim who suffered injuries due to this traffic crash recovers quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every day, devastating crashes take place in the state of Oregon. Many of these accidents result in debilitating injuries for those involved. After a vehicle accident, injured parties are able to seek compensation from the person who is responsible. There are a few key factors that play into who is at fault for a car accident in Oregon. They are as follows:
First, you must determine if there was any negligence on the part of either driver. This means that one or both drivers failed to use reasonable care while operating their vehicle, and as a result, an accident occurred.
Second, you must look at the damage to each vehicle involved in the accident. This can help you determine which driver was most likely at fault.
Third, you must consider the statements of each driver and any eyewitnesses to the accident. This will help you understand what happened and who is most likely at fault.
Finally, you must consult with an experienced Portland car accident attorney to fully understand your legal rights and options. After an accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for medical costs, lost wages, and vehicle repair expenses. An attorney will be able to determine who is at fault and seek legal action against them for full compensation.
If you have been hurt in a crash, it is important to contact an experienced and seasoned Portland personal injury lawyer who can help you get the compensation you deserve. Our team at Kivel & Howard has extensive experience helping people who have been hurt in crashes, and we offer a free consultation so that you can learn more about your legal rights and options. To schedule a free consultation, call us at (503) 796-0909 or (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.