Portland, OR – One Severely Hurt in Traffic Wreck on Highway 212 near SE Sunnyside RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (November 26, 2022) – A 21-year-old was hospitalized as a result of a traffic accident that occurred on Thursday evening in the Portland area. On November 24, the Clackamas Fire District #1 and police responded to the scene of a crash that occurred on Highway 212.
According to law enforcement, a collision occurred on Highway 212 in the area of Southeast Sunnyside Road. The crash caused one of the vehicles involved in the accident to go off the roadway. A 21-year-old victim involved in the crash suffered severe injuries. The victim was rushed to a local hospital for emergency medical care.
The passenger inside the vehicle did not suffer severe injuries.
The police department is investigating the crash at this time.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Motor vehicle wrecks can have an overwhelming impact on the lives of those involved. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people in Oregon are harmed as a result of traffic collisions annually. In many cases, victims require extensive medical care due to the injuries that they have suffered. Trying to overcome a traumatic brain injury or even an injury to the spinal cord can be incredibly challenging. Unfortunately, it can be incredibly costly as well.
Following a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you may be able to seek financial compensation for some of the damages that you face. This can include compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Past and future medical expenses
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Property damage
In order to recover full compensation for these and other damages, you will need to prove that the defendant was negligent and that their negligent actions were the cause of the crash. You must also prove that the injuries and damages that you have suffered were as a result of the accident that was caused by the defendant. Working with a Portland car accident lawyer can help to ensure you have the strongest case possible to prove that your damages were a result of the defendant’s actions.
Our personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience helping crash victims seek the maximum amount of compensation possible for these and other damages. Our team will fight shoulder to shoulder to ensure you are able to get justice after being harmed. In addition, we will advocate on your behalf to ensure your best interests are protected every step of the way.
We can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800. Our personal injury lawyers will help to educate you with regard to your rights as a victim and fight to get you justice. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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.