Woodburn, OR (May 9, 2022) – Police and rescue officials were called to the scene of a serious car accident in Woodburn on Sunday afternoon, May 8th. The crash happened just before 5:00 p.m. on Portland Road NE near the intersection with Geschwell Lane.
According to a report from the Oregon Department of Transportation, at least one person was hurt. One vehicle involved in the crash struck a power pole according to an eyewitness at the scene. Rescue crews from multiple agencies arrived to treat the victims of the crash. At this time, there is no information concerning the exact cause of the collision or the extent of the injuries sustained. Motorists were asked to avoid the area and to find an alternate route of travel while police conducted an investigation. Traffic was significantly delayed at the accident scene.
There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further details have been released at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victims following this car accident in Woodburn. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in Oregon
A car accident in Oregon can take very suddenly and unexpectedly. Each year, thousands of innocent motorists are hurt in car accidents on our state’s roadways. The cause of each accident will be closely investigated by authorities. In many instances, the crash will be caused by the negligence of at least one of the drivers involved.
Unfortunately, there is sometimes little that can be done to prevent an accident from occurring. While we can all take basic precautions while driving, negligent drivers pose a great risk to all other drivers and passengers on the roadway. These drivers choose not to follow traffic laws and, in doing so, place everyone else around them in danger. When you or a loved one have suffered a car accident in Oregon, it is important to speak with you a skilled attorney in order to understand your legal rights in this situation.
Here at Johnson & Taylor, our firm is here to help when you have been victimized by someone else’s negligence. From our office in Salem, we help clients who have been hurt in crashes along the I-5 corridor. Our team has years of experience handling some of the most complex claims and we will help you protect your future during this difficult time. While we cannot change the fact that the accident happened, we can help to change the course of your future and assist you in getting back to the life that you once enjoyed.
Our firm is standing by to speak with you at any time. When you contact us, we will set you up with a free consultation with one of our car accident attorneys in Woodburn. During the consultation, we will go over your situation and provide you with the best legal advice for your specific circumstances. To schedule your appointment, 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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