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Category: Auto Accident News

23 Jun, 2021

Driver Charged in Memorial Day Crash That Led to 3 Deaths

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Devin M. Kurtz (18) was involved in a car crash that resulted in the deaths of three teens and the injury of two others on Memorial Day. Wednesday, June 2, 2021, marked his first court appearance. Deputy sheriffs responded to …

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15 Jun, 2021

Semi-Truck Crashes Near Terwilliger Blvd. No Deaths Reported

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident, Personal Injury

In early June, a semi-truck rolled over onto its side, crashing on top of another vehicle. The accident occurred on a northbound stretch of Interstate 5. Fortunately, there were no deaths from the crash. However, the parties involved did sustain …

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27 May, 2021

Friday Evening Car Crash Kills Three Guatemalan Christmas Tree Workers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

After stopping to pick up their paychecks for a week of work, 13 Guatemalan Christmas tree workers were on their way home when a Ford F-350 truck hit the passenger side of the Chevy passenger van they were traveling in. …

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20 May, 2021

Impact of a Police Report in a Car Crash Claim

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

There are many reasons why you should call the police after a collision involving one or more vehicles. The most important reason is to get first responders to the scene to assist those in need of medical assistance. However, a …

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11 May, 2021

Bike and Walk Safely in Portland This Summer

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Now that summer is beginning to reveal longer and warmer days, it is time to get back outside again in Portland. To inspire Portlanders, as well as visitors exploring the city for the first time, the Portland Bureau of Transportation …

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10 May, 2021

Woman on Scooter Killed in Hit-and-Run Amid Spike in Portland Traffic Deaths

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Early Saturday morning, Portland had its 26th traffic death of 2021. That number is already twice the number of traffic fatalities at the same time last year. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) says the city’s spike in traffic deaths …

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06 May, 2021

How Car Safety Devices and Driver Behavior Impact Highway Safety

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The number of fatalities from car crashes rose steadily throughout the U.S. until 2016. Since that time, the number of traffic deaths began to decrease by a small percentage each year until 2020. During the pandemic, however, those numbers rose …

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28 Apr, 2021

What Pedestrians Should Know About Seeking Compensation After Being Hit by a Car in Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland is recognized as a pedestrian-friendly community. Under the Vision Zero program, strategic improvement planning places the safety of pedestrians above all others on the road. Despite Portland’s “Strategy for People Movement” plans, 58 people, including 18 pedestrians, died in …

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