Portland, OR – Pedestrian Injured in Auto Wreck on N Denver Ave Just South of I-5 OverpassOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (January 14, 2022) – One person was left with severe injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the Portland area on Wednesday evening. At around 7:15 p.m., on January 12, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on North Denver Avenue.
Reports from authorities show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on North Denver Avenue in the area just south of the Interstate 5 overpass.
The pedestrian sustained severe injuries in the accident. EMS rushed the victim to a local hospital where they underwent emergency medical treatment.
At this time, the Portland Police Major Crash Team is investigating.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Oregon
Between 2018 and 2019, the state of Oregon saw a 22% increase in the number of pedestrian fatalities. Not only are pedestrians being killed at an alarming rate, but many more are being left with serious life-altering injuries. Quite often, pedestrians who are involved in accidents with motor vehicles are left with injuries that require immediate medical attention. After undergoing surgery, many victims have to spend days or even weeks in hospitals.
An overwhelming number of vehicle collisions in the state of Oregon are a result of driver error. When drivers engage in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles, they place themselves and others sharing the road at an increased risk of being seriously injured or killed. When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of the actions of other drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible. Victims may have legal options available to help them recover. Working with a legal team that is knowledgeable, responsive, and attentive can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve after being harmed.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The knowledgeable and seasoned Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed in vehicle collisions. Our clients can depend on us to keep their best interests in mind as we fight on their behalf to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries.
Our clients can depend on us to keep their best interests in mind as we fight on their behalf to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries. We strive to provide excellence to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and help to determine the best options available for you to move forward and get the justice you deserve.
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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.