Salem, OR – One Killed, One Injured In Crash near San Francisco Dr NE & Hollywood Dr NEOregon Legal News
Salem, OR (September 7, 2022) – A motor vehicle collision took place on the northeast side of Salem on Tuesday morning that ultimately took the life of one person while leaving another person injured. On September 6, the Salem Police Department responded to a crash that took place on Hollywood Drive Northeast.
At approximately 7:41 a.m., two vehicles collided on Hollywood Drive Northeast at the intersection of San Francisco Drive Northeast. Both vehicles suffered significant damage in the crash.
The incident prompted the Salem Police Department to close down Hollywood Drive between snow Berry Street and Silverton Road as they worked to clear the area.
One person involved in the class was fatally injured. A second victim was hospitalized for the treatment of injuries as a result of this collision.
The police department in Salem is investigating the crash at this time.
We hope the victim who was injured as a result of this collision is able to recover quickly.
Our condolences are with the family of the victim who died in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon
No one plans for the sudden and unexpected death of a loved one due to a motor vehicle accident. Although losing a loved one is difficult under any circumstance, a sudden death caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another person can be challenging to deal with. Even though there is nothing that can be done to restore the life that has been taken away, filing a wrongful death action can help your family gain a sense of closure and get justice.
Furthermore, filing a wrongful death claim can help your family seek compensation to help alleviate the costs you face. Some of the damages that you can get compensation for by filing a wrongful death claim include money for:
- funeral arrangements
- burial expenses
- lost earning capacity
- property damage
- loss of services
- loss of companionship
- loss of parental guidance
- and more
A wrongful death lawyer in Salem can help you file a claim against the person who is responsible for the death of your loved one. Having a knowledgeable legal team that is well-versed in handling these complex legal matters can make a big difference when it comes to your ability to get justice.
For decades, our lawyers at Kivel & Howard have helped grieving families in Portland and across the state get justice after losing loved ones. Our lawyers can help you pursue legal action against the person who is responsible for the unexpected death of your loved one. Our team will help you pursue legal action against the responsible party, so you are able to gain a sense of closure. We will fight to ensure you are able to get justice and hold the responsible party to account.
Schedule a consultation at our Oregon law firm today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started on your case.
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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.