A 23-year-old St. Helen’s woman died Thursday as the result of an Oregon Truck Accident near Warren, according to local media reports. The woman’s husband was also injured in the accident and was transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital “with injuries that did not appear to be life threatening,” according to a report from Portland TV station KGW.
The Oregon car and truck accident took place at the intersection of Highway 30 and Old Portland Road, north of Warren. According to the South County Spotlight newspaper, the Oregon car accident victim’s car, a Honda Civic, was struck by a dump truck as the driver pulled out into Old Portland Road in the early morning hours. The driver of the dump truck was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The Spotlight reports that police closed off the road to investigate the accident for more than six hours Thursday morning. Media reports say that all three people involved in the accident were wearing safety belts.
This tragic accident is a reminder of how important strong legal representation can be in the wake of the physical and emotional trauma of an Oregon injury accident. An experienced Portland truck accident lawyer can be an invaluable ally in navigating our often-confusing court system as you or your loved ones seek justice in the wake of a deadly car or car and truck crash.
An Oregon car and truck accident attorney can help you sort through the consequences of a fatal or injury-causing Portland truck crash and help assess the scale and nature of your losses. Depending on the exact nature of the Oregon car and truck accident, you may be entitled to payments to balance off medical bills or lost wages as well as to account for pain and suffering endured as a result of your Oregon traffic crash.
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South County Spotlight: St. Helen’s woman killed in morning crash