Newport, OR (April 8, 2022) – Police in Newport responded to the scene of an injury crash on Friday, April 8th. The accident was first reported just after 2:00 p.m. on Highway 20 near the intersection with Fruitvale Road.
According to an eyewitness report from the area, two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision. The Newport Fire Department, along with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the crash. Paramedics also arrived shortly after. Reports indicated that one person was taken from the scene to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. It is unclear whether anyone else was hurt in the accident. The cause of the crash has not been determined and is still being investigated by authorities.
Motorists were asked to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this car accident in Newport. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Car accidents in Oregon happen multiple times across the state each day. According to statistics from the Oregon Department of Transportation, more than 50,000 crashes were reported in our state last year. Drivers who are involved in automobile accidents have about a 50% chance of suffering injuries. Many of the injuries from these crashes will be serious in nature and require a trip to the hospital along with costly and possibly extensive medical treatment.
Following a crash, it is normal to feel anxious and unsure of your future. If your injuries are serious, the accident can affect you for a long time. Your ability to work and earn a living may also be impacted, resulting in tremendous financial losses. When the crash was not your fault, you can also experience anger and frustration because your current situation was caused by the carelessness of another driver. Although this is undoubtedly a difficult time, there is help available under Oregon’s personal injury laws.
Newport Car Accident Lawyers
Here at Johnson & Taylor, we will help you when you have been affected by a car accident in Newport. Our personal injury attorneys in Newport strongly believe that all innocent accident victims are entitled to strong representation and protection of their legal rights. We know what you are experiencing during this difficult time and we are here to help. From our office in Salem, we proudly assist clients through Newport and surrounding areas. During this time, your focus should be solely on your healing and recovery while we handle the legal details.
We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our firm proudly offers a free consultation for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will thoroughly discuss all aspects of your case and provide you with an honest assessment of what you can expect to achieve. For your free consultation with a Newport car accident attorney, 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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