Portland, OR – TVFR Responds to DUII Crash on NW Bethan Blvd near NW Claremont Dr That Ends in injuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (January 1, 2022) – Emergency crews across Washington County responded to the site of a traffic accident that took place early Thursday morning that ended in injuries.
Just before 11 a.m., on December 29, the Washington County Sheriff’s office and the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to a traffic accident on Northwest Bethany Boulevard.
According to law enforcement, 21-year-old Taylor Chambers ran a stop sign at the intersection of Northwest Claremont Drive and Northwest Bethany Boulevard. As a result, his Ford Mustang struck a Toyota Prius.
The driver of the Prius, a 40-year-old woman, suffered significant injuries. The Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue extricated the victim before rushing her into an area hospital for medical care.
Chambers was believed to be under the influence, so they opened an investigation for DUII. At this time, the investigations are ongoing.
We hope the woman injured due to this crash is able to recover quickly
Car Accidents in Oregon
Each year, traffic accidents in the state of Oregon the thousands of people with serious injuries. These accidents are often contributed to some form of negligence on behalf of the driver. We see countless people harmed as a result of accidents caused by drivers who are distracted. Using a cell phone, eating, or even talking to a passenger can take the attention of a driver off the road and lead to a serious accident. In addition, we see many people cause crashes while intoxicated, speeding, or engaging in some other reckless action. Unfortunately, many people have to go through medical treatment following their accidents in order to recover.
Compound fractures, also known as multiple fractures, are the most common type of injury sustained in car accidents. These fractures can be incredibly devastating and require both immediate and long-term care.
There are also many instances where people suffer serious internal organ injuries after sharp objects strike internal organs directly. Spinal cord injuries can result from any number of factors, including compression or compression-distortion damage to spinal cord tissues.
Unfortunately, any type of serious injury can require extensive medical treatment that is time-consuming and costly. If another person’s negligence has caused you harm, a car accident lawyer in Portland can help you recover compensation to alleviate your medical expenses. In addition, you may be able to obtain compensation for repairs to your vehicle, lost wages, and more.
If you were hurt by the negligence of another driver, we urge you to contact our team at Kivel & Howard. Our Portland personal injury lawyers have extensive experience in helping people get justice and are committed to providing a thorough and dedicated consultation. With our free consultation services and knowledgeable legal staff, we can help you get the compensation that is rightfully yours for any injuries you may have sustained due to someone else’s negligence. Contact our law firm today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule your free consultation 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.