Portland, OR – One Killed in Car Crash on NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd near Columbia BlvdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 1, 2021) – A head-on collision report in the Portland area early Wednesday evening claimed one person’s life while leaving a second person injured. At approximately 515 p.m., on June 30, the Portland Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Reports provided by authorities show that three vehicles were involved in a head-on collision on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at the intersection of Columbia Boulevard during the evening hours. The impact of the crash left the vehicles with moderate damage.
One person involved in the accident was rushed to a local hospital via ambulance for the treatment of severe injuries. Authorities confirm that the victim passed away after arriving. A second driver was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries. At this time the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Approximately 500 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Oregon every year. When innocent victims lose their lives in auto collisions, their families are often forced to deal with overwhelming emotional and mental consequences. To make matters even worse, families are often required to cover the costs of funeral arrangements and burial fees. As if dealing with the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one was not hard enough, learning that they lost their life as a result of another person’s negligence just makes the incident even more difficult to accept. When victims are killed in motor vehicle accidents, due to the negligent or reckless actions of other motorists, it is crucial that their families reach out to a skilled wrongful death attorney in Oregon as soon as possible to explore legal options available to them.
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