Newport, OR (May 8, 2022) – Officials in Newport responded to the scene of a car accident with injuries on the evening of Saturday, May 7th. The accident was reported around 7:35 p.m. along SE Ferry Slip Road.
The Newport Police Department, along with the Newport Fire Department was called to the crash scene shortly after the accident took place. At least one person suffered injuries due to the collision. There is no word on the nature or the extent of the victim’s injuries at this time. The cause of the accident is unclear. Drivers were asked to take alternate routes of travel and to avoid the area while police remained on the scene. At this time, there is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the accident.
The collision remains under investigation. No further information has been released.
We would like to extend our thoughts and well-wishes to those affected by this car accident in Newport. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Oregon Car Accidents
Each year, there are tens of thousands of reported car accidents on Oregon’s roadways. Negligent drivers are the cause of many of these crashes. An injury accident is most likely to be caused by the negligent actions of at least one driver. Sadly, these accidents are also the cause of injuries to hundreds of innocent victims on our state’s roadways every year.
Following an injury crash in Oregon, it is best to seek assistance as soon as possible. During this time, you are likely feeling overwhelmed and anxious about your future. These feelings are normal as the days and weeks following the crash can be a blur. At times, you may wonder if you will ever be able to resume the life that you once enjoyed.
Fortunately for most accident victims, it is possible to secure your future. Under Oregon law, injured motorists are entitled to compensation if the other driver was at least partly at fault. This includes the right to receive payment for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and potentially more. In order to determine your expected recovery, it is best to consult with an experienced attorney as soon as possible.
Here at Johnson & Taylor, our legal team will fight for you during this difficult time. We always make sure that our clients are fully protected and that their legal rights are upheld. Our firm believes that negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for the damages caused by their actions and we will fight hard to make sure that justice is served.
Our firm stands ready to assist you at any time. We always provide a free consultation for all potential and prospective clients. At the consultation, we will discuss the proper steps that need to be taken in your case in order to help you obtain the appropriate recovery. To schedule your time to meet with one of our car accident lawyers in Newport, please reach out to us at 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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