Portland, OR – Two Pedestrians Struck by Vehicle on Highway 101 near MM 137
Portland, OR (November 20, 2021) – Two people were left with injuries following a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday morning in the Newport area. At around 8:33 a.m., on November 17, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Highway 101.
Reports from authorities show that a man and a juvenile male were waiting at the bus stop on Highway 101 near mile marker 137 during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, a Lincoln County Transit bus passed through the area and struck both of the pedestrians.
The two victims were injured. Both victims were transported to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport. Both of the injured victims were then airlifted to a Portland-area hospital for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in the accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Oregon
Auto collisions across the state of Oregon are taking place more often. Each year, we see thousands of people hospitalized each year with broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damages, and other life-threatening injuries that demand immediate medical care. In some instances, people have to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks as they undergo treatment for their injuries.
Quite often, accident victims are left with injuries that cause overwhelming pain and suffering. In many instances, victims require hospitalization and have to take several weeks or even months off work to recover. The immediate and long-term consequences leave victims to deal with an array of negative consequences. Regrettably, families of those harmed are often forced to bear the impact of a crash as well.
Not only are victims forced to endure the consequences of these accidents, but their families often face mental and financial challenges as well. When victims are harmed in crashes due to the actions of others, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may have legal options to help them secure the compensation they need to move forward. By contacting a pedestrian accident attorney in Portland, you can learn about different legal options available to help you move forward.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland 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 team provides competent and aggressive 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 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 an accident due to another person’s negligence 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.