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Corvallis, OR - Pedestrian Injured in Accident on SW 3rd St.

Corvallis, OR – Pedestrian Injured in Accident on SW 3rd St.

Corvallis, OR (May 23, 2022) –  Police in Corvallis received a report of a crash involving a pedestrian on Sunday, May 22nd. The accident took place on SW 3rd Street at the intersection with SW Western Boulevard.

According to a report from the scene, a 19-year-old male was operating a vehicle on SW 3rd Street when he struck a female pedestrian who was crossing the road. The pedestrian, who was not immediately identified, was hurt in the crash. The woman was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the collision. There is no further word at this time on how the accident occurred.

Police blocked the road while they investigated the collision. Drivers were advised to avoid the area if possible.

There is no word on whether any charges will be filed in connection with the accident. An investigation is ongoing.

We wish to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victim following this Corvallis pedestrian accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Oregon

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, there were 741 crashes involving pedestrians in 2020. These accidents mainly occurred during the night and evening hours when visibility for drivers was at its lowest. A majority of pedestrian accidents are caused by the negligence of at least one person. These accidents are often difficult to investigate due to the manner in which they occur. Regardless, authorities must conduct a careful investigation into the accident in order to determine which driver should be held responsible for the collision.

The injuries suffered in an Oregon pedestrian accident can be serious and long-lasting. The probability of being injured in these accidents is greater than 80%. Due to the force and impact of pedestrian accidents, they frequently result in major injuries to victims. This can include broken bones, soft tissue injuries, head and neck trauma, scars, disfigurement and even death. In the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, victims may have valuable and important and legal rights.

Here at Johnson & Taylor, our attorneys are here to protect you when you have been injured in an accident. We will always stand up for you when you have suffered damages due to the negligence of another driver. Our firm focuses on injury law and representing victims when their lives have been turned upside down by someone else’s carelessness. We strongly believe that all negligent motorists should be held fully accountable for their actions. For that reason, we will fight for you every step of the way.

If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident, please do not hesitate to give us a call. Our pedestrian accident lawyers in Corvallis can make sure that you receive the best legal advice and representation possible. We spare no expense to make sure that your rights are fully protected. Our firm offers a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To speak with one of our attorneys, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at (503) 990-6641.

Note:  Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include local and state police incident reports, news media outlets, social media posts, and at times, eyewitness accounts about accidents in and around Salem, Oregon. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident. If you locate something incorrect in our post, please contact Johnson & Taylor right away so that we can correct the post with the updated information. We will take this post down if requested.

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