Portland, OR – One Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 101, One InjuredOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 13, 2022) – The Oregon State Police responded to the scene of a crash with emergency personnel that claimed one person’s life on Friday evening.
Calls for assistance came in just after 815 p.m., on September 9. Preliminary reports show that a Toyota FJ Cruiser driven by 57-year-old Kendra Lee Peracca was traveling south on Highway 101 when the vehicle collided with a northbound Acura TL.
Peracca and the driver of the Acura, 74-year-old Nancy Ann Vickstrom, were both injured in the crash. Both victims were rushed to area hospitals for emergency medical care.
The Oregon State Police confirmed that Vickstrom passed away from her injuries after arriving.
Investigations surrounding this fatal collision are underway.
We hope Kendra Lee Peracca recovers quickly from her injuries.
Our condolences are with the family of Nancy Ann Vickstrom at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon
Auto accidents in Oregon take the lives of hundreds of people annually. Many accidents are a result of drivers who choose to engage in actions that directly harm others. Unfortunately, it is usually innocent motorists and their families who are forced to pay the consequences of their negligent actions.
A wrongful death lawyer in Portland can help your family pursue legal action against the responsible party. It is important that you retain the assistance of a skilled legal team that is well-versed in handling wrongful death claims.
Our lawyers understand the complex characteristics surrounding wrongful death lawsuits following accidents in the state of Oregon. For this reason, our lawyers are committed to providing an in-depth investigation for each of our clients. We will determine the cause of the crash and all the leading factors. We will identify who is at fault and aggressively pursue legal action against them.
Our lawyers at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping your family protect your legal rights after losing a loved one. Our car accident lawyers in Portland have decades of experience helping bereaved families get justice. We will help you pursue a wrongful death claim following your loss and help you get the money you need to cover your damages.
Through an aggressive and compassionate legal approach, our team will help you secure the money you need for:
- Funeral arrangements
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Our lawyers will demand that you are provided every dollar that is owed to you to cover these and other losses you face. We will fight aggressively to ensure the person who caused the death of your loved one is held accountable.
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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.