Portland, OR – PPB Responds to Injury Crash on SE Boise St near SE 122nd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (November 10, 2022) – A crash with injuries was reported in the Portland area on Wednesday evening that sent at least one victim to a local hospital. Calls for assistance came in at around 4:40 p.m., on November 9.
The Portland Police Bureau and area firefighters responded to the scene of the crash on Southeast Boise Street.
Reports provided by law enforcement show that a traffic crash blocked Southeast Boise Street near Southeast 122nd Avenue during the early evening hours. The incident caused moderate disruptions in the area. The police and firefighters closed off at least one lane of travel while providing assistance to victims at the scene.
Medics responded to the scene alongside law enforcement. The injured victims were rendered aid by medical personnel at the site of the crash. One person was then transported to a local hospital due to the extent of injuries.
The Portland Police Bureau is investigating the crash at this time.
We hope the victims hurt as a result of this crash recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
A car accident can be a devastating experience for those involved. Unfortunately, crashes are all too common here in the state of Oregon. Each year, thousands of people are hospitalized with injuries that require medical care. Some injuries that are reported in crashes across Oregon include neck and back injuries, head injuries, and broken bones.
In many cases, human errors lead to these life-changing crashes taking place. Some common factors in traffic wrecks in our state include speeding, distractions, or impairment while behind the wheel.
If you have been hurt in a traffic accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, you may be able to recover financial compensation for some of the damages the face. Common damages that are recoverable following an Oregon car accident include:
- Property damage: This covers the cost of repairing or replacing your vehicle.
- Medical expenses: This can include the cost of hospitalization, surgery, rehabilitation, and any other necessary medical treatment.
- Lost wages: If you are unable to work because of your injuries, you may be able to recover lost wages.
- Pain and suffering: This is a non-economic damage that is recoverable by victims harmed in crashes. It is provided to injured parties to compensate them for the physical and emotional suffering that was caused by their injuries.
- Punitive damages: These are designed to punish the at-fault party for their gross negligence.
Having a strong legal team by your side can make a big difference when it comes to your ability to recover the maximum amount of compensation for these and other damages.
Our Portland car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping injured victims get justice. Our lawyers have a proven track record of success when it comes to litigating claims for clients across the state of Oregon. We will fight to protect your legal rights, so you are better positioned to move forward. Contact our Portland personal injury lawyers at (503) 796-0909 and (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.