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Salem, OR - Officials Called to Accident Scene on Portland Road NE

Salem, OR – Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Accident on Portland Road NE

Salem, OR (March 12, 2022) – The Salem Police Department responded to a crash in the city on Saturday, March 14th.  The accident took place just after 6:00 p.m. along Salem Road NE.

At this time, there are few details available regarding the crash. Police and rescue workers were at the scene of the accident. Injuries were reported, however, there is no word on the nature or extent of the injuries that were sustained. At this time, it is not clear how the crash took place. Motorists were advised to use caution when traveling in the area near the accident and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. The victims involved in the crash have not been identified.

An investigation into the accident is underway. There is no further information available at this time and there is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed against the driver.

We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victims of this car accident in Salem. We hope that all affected are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.

Car Accidents in Oregon

Car accidents take place in Oregon hundreds of times per day. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, there were nearly 80,000 reported car accidents in our state in 2019. The number of car accidents in Oregon has been on the rise in recent years as more motorists are on the highway and our state’s population continues to grow. This trend is expected to continue into the future. Drivers must always remember to use caution and vigilance when traveling on our state’s roadways.

If you or a loved one have been hurt in an Oregon car accident, you should seek to protect your legal rights as soon as possible after the crash. Our state’s law allows victims who were not at fault to seek valuable compensation for their injuries. This can include payment of your medical and prescription expenses, along with lost wages associated with the crash. You are also entitled to be compensated for your pain and suffering that resulted from the crash. In order to determine the value of your case, it is imperative to contact a skilled local attorney.

Salem Car Accident Lawyers

At Johnson & Taylor, our Salem car accident attorneys will work to help when you have been hurt in a crash that was not your fault. We assist innocent crash victims throughout the greater Salem area and we fight to protect our clients’ future and make sure that they receive the compensation that they deserve following a serious crash.

We are standing by to take your call at any time. During your initial consultation, we will carefully go over the steps that you need to take in order to ensure a successful outcome. Our firm prides itself on helping injured victims get back on their feet again. To schedule your free consultation and case evaluation with a car accident attorney 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 utilize 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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