Over 700 Weather-Related Traffic Accidents Reported in Oregon

Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC || 15-Jan-2017

The Oregon State Police has responded to over 750 traffic accidents statewide due to weather. They reported that they’ve responded to 91 road hazards, 394 reported crashes and 266 disabled vehicles. Luckily, there have not been any fatalities in these accidents, but they still urge all motorists to practice safe driving during this storm. They have released several tips for motorists to practice when venturing out in adverse weather conditions. They also stress not to travel unless necessary and if you do get on the roads to please take your time and slow down when the conditions are poor for driving.

Weather related car accidents happen when it is snowy, icy or raining and send hundreds of drivers to the emergency room each year. Practicing safe driving is always a necessity when faced with bad weather when you’re on the roads. However, you need to be alert to other motorists and their driving habits as well. Someone who is driving too fast for the bad weather conditions could easily cause an accident and injure many people. If you are injured in an accident, a call to a personal injury attorney should be on the top of your to-do list.

The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC have over a century of experience defending accident victims. We deliver our undivided attention and focus on our client and their needs. We strive to achieve maximum compensation for any injuries sustained in vehicle accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle accident, please call our downtown St. Louis office today. We offer free no-obligation consultations and can sit down with you to discuss your legal needs.

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