Portland, OR – Traffic Crash with Injuries on French Prairie Rd near Hwy 219Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 17, 2021) – A car accident happened in Portland on the evening of August 13 that required an emergency response. The wreck was reported to authorities in the area at around 6:30 p.m.
Reports show that the incident happened on French Prairie Road Northeast just south of Highway 219. The factors contributing to the cause of the crash have not been reported at this time.
Police, paramedics, and fire crews along with other responders were observed at the scene of the wreck. At least one person required emergency medical care for the injuries they sustained. Those with serious injuries were transported to local hospitals as needed.
Local motorists were asked to avoid the area and use alternate routes for the time being. Police in Portland continue to investigate.
Portland Car Wrecks
Over 100,000 collisions occur within our state each year. These accidents are often unpredictable. Being involved in a vehicle collision comes with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. This is especially true in cases where people are left with injuries. Unfortunately, we continue to see a significant number of people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of other motorists. There are many instances where people are hurt in crashes due to drivers who are drunk or under the influence of drugs, distracted or engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles. The immediate and long-term consequences leave victims to deal with an array of negative consequences.
Victims who are hurt in crashes caused by negligent drivers may have legal options available to help them move forward. 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. Victims may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical care, and various other financial burdens they face moving forward.
The Portland, Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. 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 strive to provide excellence to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met. We will remain available to answer any questions you have about the legal process and provide you with insight throughout the duration of your claim to ensure you are always aware of what is taking place. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Portland at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and help to determine the best options available for you to move forward and get the justice you deserve.
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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.