Portland, OR – Two Injured in I-5 Truck Crash near SW Terwilliger BlvdOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (January 18, 2022) – At around 2:53 a.m., on January 17, the Portland Police Bureau responded to the scene of an accident on Interstate 5.
Reports from local authorities show that a vehicle was traveling south on Interstate 5 when it collided head-on with a semi-truck near Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard.
Two people involved in the crash suffered life-threatening injuries. Both victims were transported by ambulance 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
Every day, motor vehicle accidents in the city of Portland inflict endless mental, physical, and emotional pain and suffering on victims. 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.
When victims incur broken bones, spinal cord damage, 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.
When victims are injured in accidents, they may have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the assistance of a car accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible can help you determine what legal options are available for you to get the justice you deserve. In cases where people sustain injuries in accidents, due to the negligence of others, they may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens they face moving forward.
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 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.
Following a consultation, our team will get to work on investigating your accident on building a solid case. 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 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 accident to determine the best legal options available for you moving forward. Call now to see how we can help you.
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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.