Portland, OR – Woman Loses Life in Highway 212 Crash near MM 5Oregon Legal News
Portland, OR (September 21, 2021) – One woman has lost her life following an accident in the Portland area on Monday afternoon. At around 12:45 p.m., on September 20, calls for assistance came in surrounding an accident on Highway 212.
Reports from the Oregon State Police show that a Ford Focus and a Dodge Ram collided head-on near mile marker 5 on Highway 212.
The driver of the Dodge, 19-year-old Cameron Ellet, sustained minor injuries in the accident.
The driver of the Ford sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Police and firefighters closed the highway for several hours as they worked to investigate. At this time, investigations are ongoing.
Our thoughts are with Cameron Ellet at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Every year, motor vehicle accidents throughout our state leave tens of thousands of people with life-altering injuries. Although we want to believe that everyone is able to overcome their injuries, this is not always the case. Regrettably, there are many instances where people succumb to their injuries. In fact, around 500 people lose their lives each year in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of Oregon.
When victims lose their lives in accidents, their families are often left to bear unimaginable mental and emotional consequences. To make matters even worse, families are often forced to go without a reliable source of income while having to spend tens of thousands of dollars on end-of-life arrangements.
Although there is nothing that can be done to bring back those taken away from us due to these accidents, many families may have legal options available to help them secure compensation to help move forward. Working with a wrongful death attorney in Portland can help to ensure your legal rights are protected.
Portland Wrongful Death Lawyers
The Portland car accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience working with families in the aftermath of fatal collisions. Our team strives to help families protect their legal rights moving forward. We keep the best interests of our clients in mind as we put together the strongest legal claim possible to present their case and fight to get them 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.
If your loved one has lost their life in a collision, and you believe negligence played a role, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at your earliest convenience. Our team can be reached at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800. We are available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover. Don’t wait. Call us today 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.