Salem, OR – Semi-Truck Crash with Injuries Reported on 12th St SE near Bellevue St SEOregon Legal News
Salem, OR (October 21, 2022) – Authorities were called to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident that left at least one person injured. On October 19, the Salem Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on 12 Street Southeast.
According to the Salem police, an early-morning crash involving a semi-truck took place on 12 Street Southeast at the intersection of Bellevue Street Southeast. Crews worked extensively to secure the area and clear debris and vehicles from the travel lanes of the roadway.
Emergency medical services responded to the crash site to provide medical care to victims who suffered injuries. An unknown number of people were transported to local hospitals, where they were provided further medical care.
The Salem Police Department is actively investigating the crash at this time.
We hope the victims who suffered injuries due to this crash are able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Oregon
An automobile accident can disrupt or life entirely. Unfortunately, many people are left to deal with painful physical and emotional injuries. Quite often, victims and their families are forced to deal with overwhelming financial burdens as well.
If you have been hurt as a result of a vehicle accident, you may be able to file a personal injury claim against the driver who is responsible for the crash taking place. This legal claim can help you recover compensation for various damages, including:
- Lost wages: If you’ve missed time from work because of your injuries, you can claim lost wages as part of your damages. Be sure to keep records of any time you’ve missed from work, as well as medical reports or other documentation to support your claim.
- Medical expenses: All medical bills related to your injuries from the accident can be included in your damages claim. This includes both current and future expected medical expenses. Be sure to keep all receipts and documentation for any medical treatment you receive.
- Vehicle repair costs: If your vehicle was damaged in the accident, you can claim the cost of repairs as part of your damages. Be sure to get estimates from reputable repair shops and keep any invoices or receipts for repairs that are completed.
Our Salem car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard can help you get started on your case as soon as possible. Our lawyers will meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience. We will take this opportunity to discuss your case and the potential legal options available to help you move forward. Our lawyers will determine the best approach moving forward and help to educate you with regard to your rights as a victim.
Feel free to contact our Portland personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation to get started on your case right away.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
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.