Lincoln City, OR (June 25, 2022) – Officials in Lincoln City were at the scene of an injury crash on Friday, June 24th. The crash occurred around 4:00 p.m. on Highway 18 at the intersection with North Bank Road.
The North Lincoln Fire Department, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the Pacific West Ambulance all responded to the scene. The Oregon State Police was also dispatched. According to reports, two vehicles were involved in the collision. Medics treated one injured person at the scene before transporting the victim to North Lincoln Hospital for further treatment. There is no information on the severity of the victim’s injuries at this time. Police did not provide any details on the cause of the crash. Motorists were asked to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel.
There is no word on whether any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. An investigation remains ongoing.
No further details have been released.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victim of this car accident in Lincoln City. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in Oregon
According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, there are about 50,000 reported crashes on our state’s roadways each year. As a result of these accidents, approximately 30,000 injuries are also reported. These are the official statistics, however, the true number of crashes is likely quite higher. Not all accidents and injuries are reported which means that there may be thousands of accidents and injury accidents that do not make it into the statistics collected by the state.
These numbers tell us that motorists can be at high risk of being involved in an Oregon car accident. Crashes and injury accidents occur every day throughout our state. These accidents must be closely investigated in order to determine how they occurred. It is quite common for a negligent driver to set off a chain of events that leaves innocent victims suffering from injuries.
If you have been affected by a car accident in Oregon, you should know your legal rights. Our state’s law provide for victims to receive compensation for their injuries when the other driver was at least partially at fault for the accident. In cases where the fault for the accident is contested, it is especially important to have an experienced lawyer by your side. Your attorney can help protect your legal rights and can present a compelling case for why you should be compensated for your injuries.
At Johnson & Taylor, our car accident lawyers in Lincoln City will stand up for you during your time of need. We have many years of experience assisting clients with complex accident claims and we will ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve given the specific facts of your case.
We are here to take your call at any time. We always offer a free consultation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule a time to speak with one of our car accident attorneys in Lincoln City, please reach out to us using 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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