Portland, OR – Three-Vehicle Wreck on I-5 near Lower Boones Ferry Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (November 17, 2022) – A traffic collision had taken place in the Portland area on Tuesday that ended in injuries. Calls for help came in on November 15 regarding a crash that occurred on Interstate 5.
According to reports provided by authorities, three vehicles were involved in a collision on the southbound side of Interstate 5. The crash caused severe delays near the exit for Lower Boones Ferry. One of the vehicles involved in the crash overturned.
The Oregon State Police, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, Tigard Police, and Lake Oswego Fire all responded to the scene of the accident to provide assistance.
Firefighters assisted in the extrication of one person that was trapped inside the overturned vehicle. The victim suffered injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
Oregon State Police are currently investigating the traffic wreck.
We hope the victim injured in this accident recovers quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Car wrecks in the state of Oregon result in significant injuries for those involved. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are reportedly harmed as a result of traffic collisions in our state each year.
Rollover crashes are more dangerous than other types of car accidents for a few reasons. First, they tend to be more violent and can cause more serious injuries. Second, it can be difficult for rescue workers to reach occupants who are trapped in a rolled-over vehicle. And finally, rollovers are more likely to result in fatalities than other types of accidents.
There are a few factors that contribute to the increased danger of rollover crashes. One is the high rate of speed often involved in these accidents. Rollovers typically occur when a driver loses control of their vehicle, and it overturns. This can happen when a driver is going too fast around a curve or is trying to avoid another accident.
There are also cases where vehicles are struck by other vehicles at an angle, causing them to roll over. People who are involved in rollover accidents are likely to suffer significant injuries. The fact that people are often entrapped in overturned vehicles can also delay the speed at which they get repeat medical care for the injuries they suffered.
Unfortunately, there are many cases where people are harmed in rollover accidents as a result of negligence. If you have been harmed in a traffic accident that was caused by another motorist’s reckless or careless actions, a car accident lawyer in Portland can help you get justice.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting to protect Oregonians who have been harmed in accidents due to negligent drivers. Our team can help you seek the maximum amount of compensation possible for the damages that you face. Our lawyers can offer you a free consultation where we can meet with you to discuss the legal options that are available to help you move forward. Contact our personal injury lawyers today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started.
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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.