Two Critically Injured in Brush Prairie Crash
Date: May 20, 2015
Location: Brush Prairie
Wednesday evening a single-car crash left two people critically injured in the Brush Prairie area of Clark County.
The vehicle was headed westbound on Northeast 156th Street when it took a curve too quickly and crashed into a wooden fence.
Two passengers were critically injured and were taken to the hospital. The driver and a third passenger were uninjured.
Car accidents can be life-changing, and we hope the two passengers are able to fully recover soon.
While many single-car accidents seem uncomplicated, there are sometimes other factors to consider. If you have been injured in a single- car accident, like the one described here, you may be able to receive compensation in several instances:
- If poor road conditions, poor signage, or bad traffic control contributed to the accident, there may be a lawsuit available against the city, county, or state. In cases against a public body, you may only have 180 days to file a tort claim notice (in most cases) so act quickly to protect your rights.
- If the car’s mechanic was negligent in his last repairs, contributing to the accident, there may be a lawsuit available against the mechanic or his business.
- If the car’s manufacturer was negligent, you may be able to file a product liability suit against them. Car manufacturers have often been held accountable for design defects and manufacturing defects, and these lawsuits help ensure that future drivers are not hurt by negligent safety standards.
If you have been injured in a single-car accident that you believe may not have been your fault, you can call a Portland car accident lawyer for help with your investigation at 503-222-4411. Or you can learn more about filing your own claim by reading the book 7 Common Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Oregon Accident Case.
Posted on May 22, 2015, in Automobile Accidents, Car Accidents, personal injury and tagged 102nd ave, Brush Prairie, car accident, car crash, clark county, northeast 156th street, Personal Injury, single-car crash, single-vehicle accident. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.