Portland, OR – Pedestrian Loses Life in Car Crash on NE 33rd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 6, 2021) – One person has lost their life following a motor vehicle accident early Monday morning in the Portland area. At approximately 1:30 a.m., on July 5, emergency crews were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Northeast 33rd Avenue.
Reports provided by authorities show that a pedestrian was traveling in the 10,000 block of Northeast 33rd Avenue during the early morning hours. For unknown reasons, a northbound vehicle struck the pedestrian. Authorities arrived at the scene and attempted to render aid to the victim. However, the pedestrian succumbed to their injuries while at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the police following the accident. No other injuries were reported. At this time, the Portland police department is investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
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.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Every year, countless people lose their lives and pedestrian accidents across the state of Oregon. Many victims lose their lives and actions right here in the Portland area. When pedestrians lose their lives in accidents, their families are often left to endure overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. To make matters even worse, many families have to endure the financial consequences of lost earnings, funeral expenses, burial arrangements, and various other end-of-life costs.
Regrettably, we continue to see a significant number of people lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of others. When victims lose their lives in accidents caused by distracted drivers, drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or drivers engaging in other negligent actions were operating their vehicles, it is crucial that their family seek the assistance of a wrongful death attorney in Portland as soon as possible. In some cases, surviving relatives may have legal options available to help them recover the compensation they need to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Our team at Kivel & Howard strives to protect the legal rights and best interests of our clients in Portland and across the state of Oregon after losing loved ones in accidents. Our knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorneys in Portland will investigate your loved one’s accident, gather evidence to show what took place during the collision, identify at-fault parties, and hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our attorneys stop at nothing to ensure the best interests are our clients are protected as they focus on moving forward after experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. If your loved one has lost their life in a pedestrian accident caused by a reckless or negligent driver, contact our Portland personal injury attorneys at (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to see how we can help you 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.