Portland, OR – Teen Killed in Car Crash with Motorcycle on Highway 99 near MM 33Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 30, 2022) – A Teen lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident near Woodburn on Tuesday evening. At around 9:40 p.m., on June 28, the Oregon State Police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 99.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 17-year-old and a 13-year-old were traveling in a Chevrolet Classic on Highway 99. As they attempted to pass a vehicle near mile marker 33, they became involved in a collision with an Indian motorcycle.
The Chevrolet rolled over several times before coming to rest inside a ditch on the side of the road.
The 13-year-old boy inside the Chevrolet was ejected from the vehicle. The teen suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The 17-year-old driver and the motorcyclist, 52-year-old Jamil Nester, were both transported to area hospitals for emergency medical care.
The Oregon State Police and firefighters closed off the highway for approximately seven hours as they initiated an investigation into what took place. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Jamil Nester and the teen injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of the victim who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Oregon
Motor vehicle accidents in the state of Oregon take the lives of hundreds of people every year. There are many cases where people are fatally injured in accidents due to drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Some of the leading causes of fatal collisions that we see in Oregon include:
- drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
- drivers who are speeding or traveling too fast for road conditions
- drivers who fail to yield to other motorists sharing the road
- drivers who engage in reckless driving behaviors
When innocent people lose their lives as a result of motor vehicle accidents, their families often have legal options available to help them move forward. It is important that surviving family members reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Portland right away. Having a skilled legal team by your side can make a significant difference when it comes to getting justice.
Our Portland car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones due to negligent drivers. Our lawyers can help your family secure the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral arrangements, burial fees, and more. We will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to get justice after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one.
It is crucial that you reach out to our Oregon personal injury law firm today to schedule a free case evaluation. Contact our team today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 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.