Portland, OR – Two Injured in Auto Wreck on Highway 26 near MM 45
Portland, OR (October 6, 2021) – An auto accident just outside of Buxton left two people and a dog injured on Tuesday evening. On October 5, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of an accident on Highway 26.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision involving two vehicles occurred on Highway 26 in the area near mile marker 45 during the evening hours. The incident prompted the closure of the highway in both directions as crews worked to clear the scene.
Two people involved in the accident were injured. Both victims were transported to area hospitals for further care. A dog was also injured in the accident. However, the severity of injuries is not known.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Tens of thousands of people in the state of Oregon are left with injuries that require some form of medical treatment following motor vehicle accidents. When victims incur internal organ damage, back injuries, and traumatic brain injuries, they are forced to undergo immediate and long-term treatment. Not only are victims left to suffer physically from their crashes, but their families suffer as well. They are often forced to endure stacking medical costs and devastating financial consequences from lost wages and property repairs.
Motorists who are distracted by cell phones, under the influence of alcohol, and those 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.
When victims are injured in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they often have legal options available to help them hold at-fault parties accountable. Working with a Portland car accident attorney can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and the compensation you deserve. Working with a trusted legal team can help to ensure that victims are in the best position possible to recover the compensation they need and deserve from those who cause them harm.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are committed to helping you every step of the way throughout your entire legal process. We truly care about our clients in protecting their best interests. We are committed to providing exceptional services to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met.
It is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Waiting can significantly impact your ability to hold at-fault parties accountable for their actions and getting the justice you deserve. If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle crash as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team is available at your earliest convenience to meet with you and discuss the circumstances surrounding your crash to determine the best legal options available for you moving forward. Call now to see how we can help you.
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