Portland, OR – Teen Loses Life in Car Crash on S New Era RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 23, 2022) – A 16-year-old has lost their life as a result of a crash that took place in Clackamas County on Friday near Canby. On May 20, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that took place on South New Era Road.
Reports from the CCSO show that a silver sedan and a black pickup truck collided in the 1000 block of South New Era Road near Canby. The incident caused significant delays throughout the area after the Sheriff’s office and firefighters closed off a portion of the roadway.
A 16-year-old passenger who was inside the sedan suffered from fatal injuries. The victim was declared deceased at the scene.
Two other passengers and the driver of the sedan were transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries. The 63-year-old driver of the truck was also transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who are injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the teen who lost their life as a result of this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon
Every year, hundreds of people suffer fatal injuries in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Oregon. Here in Portland, we see a significant number of accidents take place due to drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. When drivers speed, failed to yield to others, or engage in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles, they place the lives of innocent people at risk.
When victims end up suffering fatal injuries and accidents, they leave behind families and friends who have to grieve their sudden and unexpected loss. When victims lose their lives due to the negligence of others, their families often have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Portland can help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to move forward despite these unfortunate circumstances.
The Portland car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience helping bereaved families secure the compensation they need for funeral arrangements, burial fees, and various other damages they face after losing a loved one. Our lawyers are committed to providing fearless yet compassionate legal representation to each of our clients to ensure their legal rights and best interests are protected.
If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident, our lawyers can help you hold the person at fault to account. We will stop at nothing to ensure your family is able to get justice.
Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team at your earliest convenience.
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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.