Portland, OR – Woman Loses Life in Crash on Prairie Rd near Beacon DrOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (April 23, 2022) – One woman has lost her life following an auto accident on Thursday evening in the Portland area. On April 21, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Prairie Road.
Reports provided by authorities show that 49-year-old Keith Tottleben was driving a red 1998 Chevrolet Camaro on Prairie Road. For unknown reasons, he became involved in a collision near Beacon Drive. The vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into a tree just after 9 p.m.
A woman involved in the accident suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Tottleben was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Keith Tottleben at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon
Each year, more than 500 people lose their lives in vehicle collisions throughout the state of Oregon. These accidents often take place unexpectedly, leaving families to endure the overwhelming mental and emotional pain and suffering they bring. Quite often, families have a challenging time moving forward. Accepting the loss of a loved one is difficult under any circumstance. Knowing your loved one lost their life due to another person’s negligence just makes it even more difficult.
Bereaved families are forced to endure the emotional challenges of losing a loved one, but they are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, tackle burial costs, and move forward without an income they have grown to depend on. When victims lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of others, their families must seek the legal guidance of a wrongful death attorney in Portland as soon as possible. Working with a reputable and responsive legal team is a family’s best bet for recovering.
Portland Wrongful Death Lawyers
The Portland car accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping families protect their legal rights after losing loved ones in accidents. When victims are fatally injured due to the reckless, negligent, and careless actions of others, we fight on behalf of bereaved relatives to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our team provides competent and effective legal representation while helping our clients navigate the complex legal system throughout the duration of their claims. We put together solid cases on behalf of families to ensure they are in the best position possible.
Our team diligently investigates each accident, puts together solid cases on behalf of our clients, and fights to ensure justice is served. If you have lost a loved one due to another person’s negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon by calling (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss legal options available for 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.