Portland, OR – Rollover Accident on Wheatland Rd NE near Matheny Rd Claims One Life, Leaves Four InjuredOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 28, 2021) – A severe motor vehicle accident reported on Saturday evening in the Portland area claimed one person’s life while leaving several others injured. On June 26, the Portland Police Department assisted the Marion County Sheriff’s office at the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Wheatland Road Northeast.
Reports provided by the Sheriff’s office indicate that a motor vehicle was traveling in the 11,000 block of Wheatland Road Northeast when it became involved in a collision near Matheny Road. The impact of the crash caused the vehicle to roll over. The driver of the vehicle was ejected. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the five occupants of the vehicle with injuries.
The driver of the vehicle, who has not been yet identified, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. A second adult victim sustained severe injuries after being ejected. That victim was airlifted and transported to a new area hospital via helicopter. Three other victims were transported to local hospitals by ambulance for treatment.
At this time, the investigation remains under investigation with the marinade County Sheriff’s office.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Motor vehicle apps accidents happen far too often in the state of Oregon. These accidents leave tens of thousands of people with injuries every year across our state. Out of the total victims who are injured, nearly 500 and passing away due to their injuries. When victims lose their lives in accidents, their families are often left to endure overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. There are few things worse than losing a loved one in an unexpected accident. Knowing that your loved one had lost their life in an accident as a result of another person’s negligence just makes accepting the loss even more difficult. In some cases, surviving relatives can seek the legal assistance of a skilled wrongful death attorney in Oregon to protect their legal rights.
Our Oregon car accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims and their families across the Portland area. Our compassionate and dedicated legal team understands the stress that families face after losing loved ones. For this reason, we provide the most aggressive and competent representation to ensure they are able to get the justice they deserve for their loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, and you believe negligence played a role, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon today. Call our team at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation to determine what legal options are available for you.
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