Portland, OR – Three Hurt in Crash on NW Martin RdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (December 29, 2021) – Several people were transported to area hospitals with injuries following an accident in the Portland area on Monday evening. At around 5 p.m., on December 27, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a crash in the Forest Grove area required assistance.
Reports from WCSO show that a collision between two vehicles occurred on Northwest Martin Road during the evening hours. The crash cause a temporary shutdown of Martin Road as crews worked to clear the scene.
A total of three people were injured. Victims were transported via LifeFlight and EMS to area hospitals for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Each year, more than 8,000 people are injured in vehicle collisions throughout the Portland area. In many cases, victims are forced to deal with unimaginable consequences. These accidents are often unpredictable. However, we continue to see a significant number of people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of other motorists. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, distracted by cell phones, and drivers who speed and engage in other reckless driving behaviors place the lives of other motorists and their passengers at risk every day across our state.
The time following a motor vehicle accident can be extremely overwhelming. The immediate and long-term consequences leave victims to deal with an array of negative consequences. Regrettably, families of those harmed are often forced to bear the impact of a crash as well.
For this reason, it is crucial that victims understand that they do not have to move forward alone. Seeking the assistance of a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible can help to ensure you are in the best position to move forward following your accident.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The skilled and fearless Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed in vehicle collisions. Our clients can depend on us to keep their best interests in mind as we fight on their behalf to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries.
We understand that most people have never been involved in a civil case before. For this reason, we are committed to providing responsive and thorough representation to ensure our clients know what is taking place every step of the way. Our team answers questions for our clients and provide them with insight as to what to expect moving forward.
If you have been injured in a car wreck as a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free, no-obligation case review today. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and determine the most appropriate legal actions moving forward.
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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.