Washington County, OR – Glennard Purvee Killed in Auto Accident on Highway 47Oregon Legal News
Washington County, OR (January 25, 2023) – A man has died as a result of a traffic accident that took place in Washington County on Saturday. On January 21, the Oregon State Police was notified that a traffic crash occurred on Highway 47.
According to reports from OSP, a rear-end collision between two vehicles took place on Highway 47. After the collision, one of the vehicles proceeded forward and crashed into a tree.
The driver of the vehicle, 28-year-old Glennard Purvee, incurred fatal injuries in the accident. The police arrived at the scene and pronounced him deceased.
The police and firefighters closed off the roadway for more than three hours as they worked to investigate the incident. Investigations are currently ongoing.
We offer our condolences to the family of Glennard Purvee at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon
Fatal crashes in Oregon take the lives of hundreds of people annually. There are many instances where these accidents leave bereaved families completely torn apart. Families often struggle to deal with the financial consequences that fatal collisions bring. Unfortunately, families are often deprived of a source of income while being forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funerals in medical expenses.
Regrettably, we see a significant number of fatal car crashes take place as a result of negligence. When motorists are irresponsible while behind the wheel, they place the lives of innocent people at risk. Regrettably, the vast majority of accidents take place as a result of speeding drivers, impairment, distractions, and other acts of negligence.
After losing a loved one due to a fatal car crash, your family may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the person who is responsible. In Oregon, wrongful death claims are designed to provide financial relief to families who have been affected by fatal car crashes. These claims can provide your family with the financial relief that you need to cover the costs of vehicle repairs, funeral expenses, and even medical costs that you face due to a fatal crash. Reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Washington County as soon as possible can make a significant difference when it comes to protecting your legal rights.
Our Washington County car accident lawyers at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones due to fatal traffic accidents. Our team will fight to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice. You can depend on our team to provide you with full-service legal representation to ensure you are able to obtain the outcome you expect. With thorough investigation and strong legal representation, we will move forward together toward getting our clients the justice they deserve. It is important that you reach out to our team as soon as possible.
If your loved one has died due to a fatal car crash, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience.
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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.