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Accidents in Douglas County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Douglas County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Douglas County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Douglas County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
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Oregon State Police say a 50-year-old man who was killed after he walked into the path of traffic on Interstate 5 near Roseburg had an apparent history of mental illness.
A 71-year-old man was killed Friday morning after a crash on Highway 138W near Elkton, Oregon State Police said.
Oregon State Police have identified David Charles Duvick, 71, of Elkon as the driver who was killed in a crash on Highway 138W Friday morning.
One person died in a 3-car crash in front of Roseburg High School on Tuesday.
Police said the Interstate 5 northbound exit at Harvard and both Harvard bridges will be closed for up to 12 hours.