Portland, OR – Tyler Bratton Killed in Auto Wreck on I-5, Usach Sisach Nelson ArrestedOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (October 1, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident took place in the Wilsonville area that claimed the life of a 24-year-old man from California. At around 12:45 a.m., on September 30, the Oregon State Police responded to a crash on Interstate 5.
According to reports, 24-year-old Tyler Bratton was driving a motorcycle on the northbound side of Interstate 5 when his vehicle became involved in a collision with a black Jeep Cherokee.
Bratton suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Cherokee, 22-year-old Usach Sisach Nelson, was showing signs of impairment during the investigation. He was arrested and charged with DUII.
At this time, the Oregon State Police is investigating.
We offer our condolences to the family of Tyler Bratton at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon
Traffic collisions take place every single day in the state of Oregon. Unfortunately, these accidents are often a result of driver negligence. People who are involved in crashes are often forced to deal with overwhelming pain and suffering. Some common injuries caused by vehicle collisions include:
- Head injuries: Head injuries are some of the most common and serious injuries that can occur in a car accident. They can range from concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to more severe brain damage.
- Neck injuries: Neck injuries, such as whiplash, are also common in car accidents. Whiplash occurs when the neck is suddenly jerked forward or backward. This can lead to pain, stiffness, and headaches.
- Back injuries: Back injuries are another common type of injury that can occur in a car accident. They can range from minor strains and sprains to more serious injuries, such as herniated discs and spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones: Broken bones are also common in car accidents. The most common fractures that occur are in the arms and legs. However, more serious fractures, such as those in the ribs or pelvis, can also occur.
Unfortunately, hundreds of people and the passing away as a result of the injuries that they are left with following vehicle collisions in the state of Oregon. These accidents often leave families to struggle moving forward. If your loved one has died as a result of a vehicle accident, our Portland wrongful death lawyers can help you seek compensation from the responsible party.
Our team at Kivel & Howard is committed to helping each client we represent maximize the compensation they are able to recover. Following the loss of your loved one, our team can help you get the money you need for funeral costs, burial expenses, and more. We are here to help guide you through the legal process. Our team will remain by your side every step of the way to make sure you are able to get justice. Schedule a consultation at our Oregon law firm today by calling 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.