Portland, OR – Police & Firefighters Respond to Injury Crash on NW 20th Place near W Burnside StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (January 22, 2023) – A traffic accident was reported in the Portland area on Saturday evening that resulted in injuries. On January 20, the police in Portland were notified that a crash had taken place on Northwest 20th Place. At approximately 5:20 p.m., a traffic accident blocked the roadway near the intersection with West Burnside Street.
The Portland Police Department in local firefighters arrived at the scene of the accident to provide assistance.
Paramedics were called to the site of the crash to render medical care to the victims who were left injured due to the crash. At least one person involved in the accident suffered injuries that required further medical attention. EMS transported the victim to a local hospital for further care.
The traffic accident is currently being investigated.
We hope those who have been harmed as a result of this traffic crash are able to make a timely recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Being hurt as a result of a vehicle collision can have an overwhelming and devastating impact on your life. Victims of auto accidents in our state are often left with severe injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Common injuries reported in car crashes in Oregon include:
- Brain injuries: severe brain injuries can be incredibly debilitating. Many victims who suffer from traumatic brain injuries often experience concentration and memory problems.
- Spinal cord injuries: spinal cord injuries can truly impact your life in every way. Victims who suffer from these severe injuries are often left paralyzed and have to go through extensive care. If a person suffers from a complete spinal cord fracture, they will lose the ability to walk for the rest of their lives.
- Internal organ injuries: these injuries can be incredibly life-threatening. This is particularly true with immediate medical attention is not received.
If you’ve been hurt due to a car crash, reach out to one of our Portland car accident lawyers right away to protect your legal rights. Following your crash, you may be able to pursue compensation for various damages that you face. This can include making a financial recovery for your lost wages, medical costs, vehicle repairs, and more.
Our team will remain by your side throughout the duration of your claim and fight to ensure that you are able to maximize the money you recover and hold the person who caused your pain and suffering accountable.
At Kivel & Howard, we are proud to provide highly experienced and knowledgeable representation for Portland residents who have been injured in car accidents due to negligence. Our team of dedicated lawyers will work hard to help you get the justice you deserve. Our team will gather the strongest evidence on your behalf and fight to ensure you are able to maximize the amount of compensation you recover. Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
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.