Portland, OR – Police and Firefighters Dispatched to Injury Crash on SE 148th Ave near Powell BlvdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (March 25, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Portland area on Thursday morning ended in injuries. At around 7:40 a.m., on March 24, the Portland Police Bureau and firefighters were requested at the scene of an auto wreck on Southeast 148th Avenue.
Reports from the police indicate that a collision between vehicles occurred on Southeast 148th Avenue in the area of Powell Boulevard during the morning hours. The incident prompted the police and firefighters to close off a portion of the roadway as they worked to remove vehicles and debris.
EMS rendered aid to victims at the scene of the accident. At least one person was transported to an area hospital where they underwent further care.
At this time, the police in Portland are investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Over 100,000 motor vehicle accidents occur within our state each year. Tens of thousands of victims are left with injuries that require some form of medical treatment.
When people incur spinal cord damage, broken bones, and traumatic brain injuries, they are forced to undergo immediate and long-term treatment. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, distracted by cell phones, and drivers who speed in engage in other reckless driving behaviors place the lives of other motorists and their passengers at risk every day across our state.
Although we have many laws in place to protect motorists traveling in Portland and across the state, we continue to see victims harmed due to the actions of other motorists. In fact, driver carelessness, negligence, and distraction are some of the leading causes of accidents in Oregon and throughout the entire country. Working with a Portland car accident attorney can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and the compensation you deserve. A skilled legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your accident and help you protect your legal rights as you move forward.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
Working with a responsive legal team will ensure you are in the best position possible to get the maximum amount of compensation available following a crash. 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.
We truly care about our clients in protecting their best interests. We understand that most people have never been involved in a civil case before. For this reason, we are committed to providing responsive and thorough representation to ensure our clients know what is taking place every step of the way. We will remain available to answer any questions you have about the legal process and provide you with insight throughout the duration of your claim to ensure you are always aware of what is taking place.
If you have been hurt in a car accident as a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today.
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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.