Salem, OR (May 19, 2022) – Authorities in Salem responded to the scene of a car accident with injuries on Thursday, May 19th. The accident was reported at approximately midnight on Commercial Street near Kuebler Road SE.
When officials arrived on the scene, they found that at least one person was suffering from injuries that were sustained as a result of the accident. Paramedics rushed to the area and provided treatment to the injured victim. The victim was taken to a local hospital. There is no word on their condition at this time. The cause of the accident has not been determined and the identity of those involved has not been released. Authorities were at the scene for approximately an hour as they investigated the accident. Drivers were advised to avoid the area.
It is not clear if any charges will be filed in connection with the collision. An investigation is ongoing at this time.
We wish to offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this car accident in Salem. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
A car accident in Oregon often takes place in a very sudden and unexpected manner. Not all car accidents result in injuries but many of them will. According to the most recent statistics, about one in three crashes in our state results in injuries to victims. The types of injuries that occur in Oregon car accidents include broken bones, soft tissue damage, spinal cord trauma, head and neck injuries, and more. Many of these injuries are serious in nature and can require costly and extensive medical treatment.
Following an Oregon car accident, victims will often have many questions regarding their legal rights. In a situation, where the accident was caused by another driver the injured victims can have the right to receive compensation for their injuries. Under Oregon law, this means reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and potentially more. In order to properly evaluate your case, you should speak with an Oregon car accident attorney right away.
Here at Johnson & Taylor, our skilled and experienced team of attorneys can help when you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a car accident. We know what needs to be done in order to protect your legal rights and to get you the compensation that you need and deserve. We believe that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for the injuries that their actions caused.
Our team is here and we are ready to provide assistance to you at any time. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. Do not hesitate to contact us before you talk to the insurance company or anyone else regarding the claim. It is important to seek legal help as soon as possible following the accident. To schedule your time to speak with one of our car accident lawyers in Salem, 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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