Portland, OR – School Bus Crash on Marcola Rd near MM 4 Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 25, 2022) – A crash reported in Lane County left two people injured. At around 8:45 a.m., on June 24, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Marcola Road.
Reports from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office show that a school bus was traveling on Marcola Road near mile marker 4 when it became involved in a collision. The incident blocked the roadway, causing moderate delays in the area.
Two people were on the bus at the time of the crash. Both people were injured. EMS rendered aid to a minor who was a passenger on the bus. The driver was then rushed to a local hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were hurt as a result of this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, tens of thousands of motor vehicle collisions take place in Oregon that result in injuries. Quite often, these wrecks are caused by motorists who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Some of the most common causes of auto wrecks in our state include:
- Drivers who switch lanes without checking
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who run red lights and stop signs
- Drivers who fail to yield to others
- Drivers who are speeding
- Drivers who are distracted by their cell phones
When people engage in acts of negligence while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of every single person sharing the road at risk. Unfortunately, thousands of people are hospitalized each month due to these and other acts of negligence. If you have suffered injuries in an accident as a result of another person’s negligence, you may have legal options available to help you move forward.
You may be entitled to compensation that you can use to cover the cost of medical expenses and other damages you face. Having a strong and knowledgeable car accident lawyer in Portland by your side can make a significant difference when it comes to getting justice.
For more than 20 years, our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have fought aggressively to protect the legal rights of victims who have been injured in accidents. Our team will fight diligently to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation available to cover your medical expenses, lost wages, and other financial burdens you face as a result of your accident. Our lawyers will take all of the legal work off of your hand so you can focus on moving forward from your accident and recovering from your injuries. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you reach out to our Oregon personal injury law firm as soon as possible. Our lawyers are available by calling 503-796-0909 or 503-802-4800. Our lawyers can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to get started on your case.
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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.