Portland, OR – One Killed in Three-Car Crash on NW Gilsan St near NW 14th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 1, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area has claimed the life of one person while leaving several others injured early Saturday morning. At around 3 a.m., on July 31, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Northwest Glisan Street.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a car was traveling west on Northwest Glisan Street when it became involved in a collision with a second vehicle at the intersection of Northwest 14th Avenue. The impact of the crash caused the two vehicles to slide into a third vehicle at the intersection.
One driver involved in the accident sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The two other drivers involved in the crash were treated for injuries. Three passengers were transported to area hospitals for the treatment of injuries.
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.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Car crashes in Oregon claim the lives of more than 500 people each year. Quite often, families have a challenging time moving forward. Accepting the loss of a loved one is difficult under any circumstance. Knowing your loved one lost their life due to the negligence of another person just makes it even more difficult.
These crashes often leave bereaved families struggling to move forward. As they attempt to deal with the mental and emotional consequences of an unexpected lost, they are required to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and deal with unanticipated financial repercussions. The impacts of fatal crashes 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 traffic-related incidents, 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 experience helping bereaved families recover after enduring the unexpected loss of a loved one. We put together solid cases on behalf of families to ensure they are in the best position possible. Our team provides competent and effective legal representation while helping our clients navigate the complex legal system throughout the duration of their claims. Our team works diligently to investigate each accident, put together solid cases on behalf of our clients, and fight to ensure justice is served. If you have lost a loved one due to another person’s negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon by calling (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss legal options available for you.
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