Pedestrian Seriously Injured in MAX Crash in Gresham

Date: March 20, 2015

Location: Southeast 181st Avenue and East Burnside Street

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Pedestrian Seriously Injured in MAX Crash in Gresham

Late Friday morning a MAX train hit and seriously injured a pedestrian in Gresham.

An eastbound blue line train hit a man in his 40s or 50s at the intersection of Southeast 181st Avenue and East Burnside Street.

The man was taken to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with serious critical injuries.

We wish the man a full and speedy recovery.

In a pedestrian v. car accident, the pedestrian is often seriously injured. In cases where the driver is at fault, the driver’s auto insurance will ultimately compensate the injury victim.

Your own Personal Injury Protection (PIP through your own auto insurance) still applies in this type of case, so use your own auto insurance to pay medical bills until you settle your claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance.

If you don’t have an auto insurance policy, then your health insurance will cover your medical bills. If you don’t have auto or health insurance, the at-fault driver’s PIP should cover your medical bills.

If you are interested in discussing whether you might have a pedestrian accident, call a Portland pedestrian accident attorney for help and a free consultation.

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About Sean DuBois

Sean is a personal injury attorney in Portland, OR. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as Oregon Rising Stars for the past four years because of his dedication to justice and fair compensation for his clients. If you need to speak with a lawyer about your injury case, Sean can be reached at 503-222-4411.

Posted on March 23, 2015, in Pedestrian Accidents, personal injury and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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