Portland, OR – PPB Responds to Injury Crash on I-84 Freeway near NE 148th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (January 9, 2023) – Emergency crews responded to provide assistance at the site of a vehicle accident that had taken place in the Portland area that ended in injuries.
At around 2 p.m., on January 8, the Portland Police Bureau responded to the site of a traffic crash that took place on Interstate 84 Freeway. According to law enforcement, a traffic wreck blocked the eastbound side of the roadway in the area near Northeast 148th Avenue.
The incident prompted authorities to secure the scene of the accident to prevent further damage or injuries.
Paramedics went to work on providing care to the injured victims. At least one of the people involved in the auto accident suffered injuries and had to be provided transportation to a local hospital for further medical care.
At this time, the crash is being investigated by the police in Portland.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Oregon
There are thousands of people who suffer injuries as a result of car crashes that take place in Oregon every single. Many of these accidents are preventable. We see countless innocent victims suffered debilitating brain injuries, broken bones, and even internal organ injuries due to drivers who act negligently while behind the wheel.
In some cases, victims are rushed right from the scene of the accident and admitted into area hospitals for emergency surgery. The impacts of a motor vehicle accident can be immediate and far-reaching. Quite often, victims and their families suffer from the emotional and financial impacts of car crashes.
If you have the unfortunate experience of being involved in an auto accident while traveling in the Portland area, it is important that you understand the legal options that you have. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may be able to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. This type of legal claim can help you obtain financial compensation to cover your medical costs and vehicle repair expenses and also help to alleviate the lost wages that you have endured from your accident.
In order to file a legal claim, you must act quickly. Seeking the assistance of a Portland car accident lawyer can help to ensure that you have the strongest case possible to prove your side of the story and get justice.
At Kivel & Howard, we take pride in providing car accident victims with the legal representation and guidance that they need and deserve. We understand the emotional and physical challenges associated with a car crash, which is why our skilled and dedicated team of legal advocates works hard to make sure that your rights are respected throughout the entire process.
Our goal is to help you get fair compensation for your injuries so that you can move forward with peace of mind. If you have been involved in an auto accident and need assistance with protecting your legal rights, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation to get started.
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.