Portland, OR – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on I-84 near Exit for NE 82nd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 3, 2022) – A pedestrian accident involving one vehicle reported early Sunday morning in the Portland area has claimed one person’s life. Just after 1 a.m., on August 7, the Portland Police Bureau responded to a vehicle collision on Interstate 84.
Police reports indicate that a pedestrian was walking in the area of Interstate 84 on the eastbound side. For unknown reasons, they were struck by a vehicle near the exit for Northeast 82nd Avenue.
The pedestrian suffered severe injuries as a result of the motor vehicle accident. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to provide care to the victim. However, the injured pedestrian passed away at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle remained on-site and spoke to the Portland Police Bureau.
The crash is under investigation at this time by the police.
Our warmest condolences go out to the family of the pedestrian who died as a result of this motor vehicle accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Oregon
Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians take the lives of thousands of people each year. Here in Oregon, we see many people die as a result of pedestrian accidents caused by negligent motorists.
We see many people lose their lives as a result of drivers who are under the influence, speeding, or engaging in other careless actions while behind the wheel. When people fail to control their vehicles in a responsible manner, they place the lives of every single person sharing the road at risk. Regrettably, countless families in Oregon are forced to deal with the aftermath of fatal pedestrian accidents each year.
Dealing with the mental and emotional tolls of losing a loved one can seem like a nearly impossible feat. Unfortunately, we continue to see families forced to deal with the overwhelming pain and suffering of fatal accidents. If your loved one has died as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A wrongful death lawyer in Portland will be able to help you secure the compensation that your family needs and deserve and fight to get to justice.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard are dedicated to helping families across the state get justice after losing loved ones. Our team can help your family hold the person who is responsible for your loved one’s death to account.
Our lawyers will take the legal work off your shoulders so you can focus on your loved ones during this very difficult time. We will fight to ensure your family is able to get justice and hold the person who is responsible to account.
If your loved one has died as a result of a pedestrian accident, and you believe negligence played a world, you must reach out to our Oregon law firm today. Our lawyers are available by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800. We can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your case and to determine the best legal approach moving forward.
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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.