Portland, OR – PPB Responds to Injury Crash on I-84 Freeway near NE 33rd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 7, 2022) – Emergency service workers were notified that they were needed to provide assistance at the scene of a traffic accident took place in the Portland area on Tuesday afternoon. Calls for help came in just after 3:40 p.m. on December 6.
According to reports provided by the Portland Police Bureau, a crash blocked the westbound side of Interstate 84 Freeway near Northeast 33rd Avenue. Authorities responded to the scene and immediately secured the roadway. Police and firefighters went to work on removing the vehicles from travel lanes to allow through traffic.
Medics provided treatment to victims on the site of the crash before transferring them to local hospitals.
Officers with the Portland Police Bureau are currently investigating the crash.
We hope the victims hurt as a result of this auto accident are able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
A motor vehicle accident can change your life forever. Unfortunately, the changes are not usually good. Each year, tens of thousands of people across the state of Oregon are left with severe injuries as a result of traffic collisions. There are many cases where innocent people die or suffer serious injuries as a result of driver negligence. Some of the leading causes of crashes that we see here in Oregon include:
- Driver impairment.
- Driver distractions.
- Drivers who fail to yield.
- Drivers who run red lights.
- Drivers who pass stop signs.
- Drivers who are aggressive.
- Switching lanes recklessly.
If you’ve been harmed as a result of an auto accident that was caused by the negligent or careless actions of another motorist, there may be legal options that you can take to protect your rights and best interests. Following an auto accident, a Portland car accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation to cover your medical costs, the cost to repair your vehicle, and more. It is important that you reach out to a knowledgeable legal team right away to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.
Following your accident, our personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard can help you seek full compensation for the damages that you face. Her team will provide you with various services to make sure you have the best chance of proving your case and getting justice. Some of the ways that our team will help you include investigating your accident, gathering evidence from the scene of the crash, working with experts who can re-create the collision, and negotiating compensation for you. We will handle all communication with the insurance company to make sure that they do not try to take advantage of the situation.
Kivel & Howard have a long history of successfully litigating personal injury cases and offer a free consultation to discuss your case. If you or someone you know has been injured, call us today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to speak with one of our experienced Portland personal injury lawyers.
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.