Portland, OR – Two Injured in MVA on OR-99W near MM 29Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (February 25, 2022) – Two people were left severely injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Yamhill County on Wednesday morning, February 23.
At around 9:55 a.m., the Oregon State Police responded to a collision on Oregon State Route 99 West.
Reports show that a Toyota Prius was rear-ended by a Chevrolet Tahoe near mile marker 29. The impact of the crash pushed the Prius across the center lines where it collided with an oncoming Dodge Ram pickup truck.
The driver of the Prius sustained severe injuries in the crash and was airlifted to a local hospital for care.
The driver of the Tahoe was also injured and transported via ambulance to an area hospital.
OSP is currently investigating the incident.
Our thoughts are with the two 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. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, distracted by cell phones, and drivers 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.
Although we want to believe that every driver on the road operates their vehicle in a careful and considerate manner, this is far from the truth. In fact, driver negligence, carelessness, and distraction are some of the leading causes of accidents in Oregon and throughout the entire country. When victims are harmed in crashes, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. You may have legal options to help you secure the compensation you need to move forward. By contacting a car accident attorney in Portland, you can learn different legal options available to help you get the justice you deserve.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience fighting on behalf of injured parties to ensure they get the justice they deserve following their accidents in Portland and throughout the entire state. Our team provides trusted and responsive legal representation so our clients can focus on recovering from their injuries while knowing their legal rights and best interests are protected.
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.
Our team answers questions for our clients and provides them with insight as to what to expect moving forward. If you have been injured in a car accident in Portland, due to the negligence of another driver, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 today to schedule a free case evaluation today.
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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.