Portland, OR – Six-Vehicle Wreck on I-84 near 122nd Ave Leaves Two InjuredOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (April 21, 2023) – Two people were transported to area hospitals with injuries following a car crash that took place in the Portland area on Wednesday evening. Officers with the Oregon State Police were notified on April 19 that they were needed at the scene of a crash on Interstate 84.
Reports show that a total of six vehicles collided on the westbound side of the interstate near 122nd Avenue. The incident blocked several lanes, prompting authorities to divert traffic from the area.
Two people were injured as a result of the accident. Medics were called to the scene to care for the injured victims. The two injured parties were then transported to area hospitals for emergency care.
The state police are currently investigating the crash.
We hope the two people hurt in this accident recover quickly. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Car accidents take place far too often in Oregon. These incidents add up to leaving tens of thousands of people with injuries every year. When multiple vehicles are involved in accidents, there is a significant chance that those involved will suffer more severe injuries that require extensive medical care.
The majority of accidents that take place on our roadways are a result of driver negligence. We see countless people harmed as a result of drivers who are drunk, distracted, or speeding while behind the wheel. Unfortunately, these and other acts of negligence can cause accidents that leave victims with serious injuries. Some of the most common injuries reported in vehicle collisions across our state include:
- Traumatic brain injuries.
- Spinal cord injuries.
- Internal organ damage.
- Severe cuts and lacerations.
- Significant burn injuries.
- The loss of limbs.
- Compound bone fractures.
Any type of significant injury can require extensive medical treatment. Dealing with the costs associated with medical care can seem impossible for some. If another person’s negligence has caused the crash that left you harmed, you should reach out to a Portland car accident lawyer right away. You may be able to file a claim against the person who caused the accident in order to recover compensation. The right legal team can make all of the difference when it comes to protecting your rights in getting justice.
At Kivel & Howard, we understand the challenges and difficulties our clients face after an accident. We are committed to fighting for their rights in order to ensure that they receive the justice and compensation that is deserved. Our experienced personal injury lawyers are dedicated to working with you one-on-one, so your individual needs can be met throughout this challenging process. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s careless actions, reach out to our personal injury lawyers today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation to get started on your case.