Portland, OR – One Killed in Car Crash on NE Sandy Blvd near NE Killingsworth StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 7, 2021) – One person lost their life following a motor vehicle accident in the Portland area. Just after 11:30 p.m., on May 6, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
According to reports, 29-year-old Anthony L. Soto was traveling down Northeast Killingsworth Street at a high rate of speed when his vehicle became involved in a collision on Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
Police arrived at the scene and found the vehicle crashed into a pole at the intersection. Inside, Soto was located with severe injuries. His passenger, a 25-year-old male, was fatally injured and died at the scene.
Soto was arrested and faces charges for DUII, reckless driving, second-degree manslaughter, and other charges. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
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
Every year, motor vehicle accidents throughout our state leave tens of thousands of people with life-altering injuries. Although we want to believe that everyone is able to overcome their injuries, this is not always the case. Regrettably, there are many instances where people succumbed to their injuries. In fact, around 500 people lose their lives each year in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of Oregon.
These accidents often leave bereaved families struggling to move forward. As they attempt to deal with the mental and emotional consequences of an unexpected loss, they are forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and deal with unanticipated financial repercussions. The impacts of fatal collisions are far-reaching and can have lasting consequences for surviving relatives. Although there is nothing that can be done to bring back those taken away from us due to these accidents, many families may have legal options available to help them secure compensation to help move forward. Working with a wrongful death attorney in Portland can help to ensure your legal rights are protected.
The Oregon car accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping families protect their legal rights after losing loved ones in accidents. When victims are fatally injured due to the reckless, negligent, and careless actions of others, we fight on behalf of bereaved relatives to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our team provides competent and effective legal representation while helping our clients navigate the complex legal system throughout the duration of their claims. We put together solid cases on behalf of families to ensure they are in the best position possible. If your loved one has lost their life in a collision, and you believe negligence played a role, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at your earliest convenience. Our team can be reached at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800. We are available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover. Don’t wait. Call us today to see how we can help you.
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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.