Portland, OR – Pedestrian Injured in Car Crash on NE 122nd Ave near Powell Grove CemeteryOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (April 26, 2023) – A pedestrian was left with significant injuries following a car occurrence that took place in the Portland area on Tuesday morning, April 25.
At approximately 8:00 a.m., officers with the Portland Police Bureau were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Northeast 122nd Avenue.
Reports show that a pedestrian was walking in the area near Powell Grove Cemetery when they were struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian was left with life-threatening injuries as a result of the motor vehicle collision. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where they underwent emergency treatment for their injuries.
The driver remained at the scene following the crash.
At this time, investigations into the accident are being performed.
We hope the pedestrian is able to make a full and timely recovery. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Oregon
Being involved in an accident can be devastating. Every day, pedestrians are left injured as a result of crashes that take place here in the United States. In Oregon, we see a significant number of innocent people involved in accidents due to the negligence of others. Some of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Poor weather or road conditions
- Driving under the influence
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Inexperienced or reckless driving
Unfortunately, these acts of negligence can cause accidents that completely change the lives of those involved. It is all too common for pedestrians involved in accidents to suffer severe injuries as a result. Some of the most common injuries that pedestrians are left with include:
- Head injuries
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ injuries
Any injuries suffered by a pedestrian involved in an accident can require extensive medical treatment. They moved to the fact that pedestrians do not have any protection during accidents means that they are more likely to suffer injuries that are critical in nature.
If you have been involved in a pedestrian crash that was caused by the reckless actions of another driver, you may be able to take legal action. A Portland pedestrian accident lawyer can help you determine the legal options that are available to help you get justice.
At Kivel & Howard, we are fully dedicated to providing you with the best legal representation possible. We will do everything in our power to ensure you are able to get justice in that you are able to recover the compensation that you rightfully deserve.
Our dedicated team has extensive experience representing victims of pedestrian accidents here in Portland and across Multnomah County. Following your accident, our team will fight fearlessly to ensure you are able to get justice in that the person who caused your pain and suffering is held accountable. To schedule a free consultation at our Oregon law firm, call (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800. Our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and to get started on fighting for justice on your behalf.