Pedestrian Hit by Debris when Pickup Crashes into Bus Shelter

Date: October 7, 2015

Location: Southeast 26th and Powell Boulevard

Names: Unavailable

Pedestrian Hit by Debris when Pickup Crashes into Bus Shelter

Wednesday morning a pedestrian was injured when a driver crashed into a bus stop shelter at Southeast 26th and Powell Boulevard.

The crash occurred near Cleveland High School and Powell City Park. The crash threw debris over 10 feet and some of it struck a pedestrian nearby.

The vehicle drove away after the crash.

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 October 8, 2015, in Pedestrian Accidents, personal injury and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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