The official reports from the Washington State Patrol show that the vehicle driven by an 18-year-old driver crashed into a pole on Highway 161 causing severe injuries to one of the passengers. The accident happened sometime around 12 a.m. on Thursday without involving any other vehicle.
The Washington State Patrol spokesperson stated that alcohol is likely the cause behind this accident. Officers say the driver will probably be charged with vehicular assault. Details regarding how the accident came to be were not disclosed by the authorities. The WSP is still investigating the case.
As a Tacoma car accident lawyer, it saddens me to hear about accidents involving drunk driving. This accident could have been avoided if the drunk teenage driver was in a sober state of mind and aware of his surroundings. I hope the three teens quickly recover from any injuries sustained in this incident. It is now up to the legal system to decide what charges the young man will be faced with.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a drunken driving accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in your region right away.
According to recent news articles, an accident involving an off-duty sheriff’s deputy and an alleged drugged driver sent both motorists to the hospital. The accident happened near Lake Elsinore around 7:30 in the morning. A 66-year-old man was driving westbound on Highway 74 when his Toyota Prius drifted off to the opposing traffic lanes.
According to the official reports from the California Highway Patrol, his Prius vehicle collided head-on against a Honda Civic driven by an off-duty Orange County sheriff’s deputy.
Witnesses claimed that the driver had been previously seen weaving in and out of his lane on the road just before the wreck. A spokesperson from the California Highway Patrol stated that the 66-year-old driver was under the influence of narcotics and that both drivers were taken to the local hospital as soon as the authorities arrived at the scene.
As an Orange County car accident lawyer, I’m saddened to hear that this accident was likely caused by intoxicated driving. I hope both drivers are able to experience a speedy recovery. I’m glad to hear that no one else was involved in this wreck. When you are intoxicated and you drive you’re not only putting yourself at risk, but also the safety of others.
According to the local news, a 50-year-old woman who was killed after being involved in a head-on collision was unfortunately killed. The Washington State Patrol released a statement claiming that the woman was identified after her body was retrieved from the accident scene on Highway 305 last Friday.
The official reports show that the accident happened some time around 6 in the afternoon just in front of the Cedar Glen RV Park. The investigators working on this case think that the driver responsible for the crash was driving while intoxicated. The 46-year-old woman from Poulsbo was driving northbound when suddenly she veered into the opposite lane and collided head-on against the 1993 Saturn carrying the victim. Officials say she wasn’t wearing her seat belt.
The driver of the struck vehicle was severely injured and was rushed to the Hospital by a helicopter along with the drunken driver.
Authorities blocked the roadway for four hours so the accident scene could be cleared up.
Fortunately, this accident will serve as an alert to all motorists who think they could possibly get away with driving under the influence. Don’t be a victim of a drunken driver, contact a proficient lawyer as soon as needed.
The news spreading all over the country claims that a recall was announced for the Schwinn Elliptical Exercise Equipment. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission along with the company responsible for the manufacturing of the recalled product, released a joint recall alert according to the news.
The official announcement shows the recalled exercise equipment was distributed by Nautilus Inc. of Vancouver, Washington. The company stated that the item demonstrated malfunctioning issues related to the footplates. The article states that the plaques have a great possibility of coming detached from the rest of the equipment posing a fall hazard to users.
Elliptical Exercise Training equipment was linked to nine accident reports including a particular complaint from an user who struck his knee after the footplate detached from the rest of the equipment, he was using the product when the accident happened. A personal injury lawyer could be highly helpful at this moment.
The USCPSC said that over 10,000 units should be recalled. The product has the name Schwinn 460 and is made of gray anodized aluminum.
As an Everett personal injury lawyer, I urge all owners to contact Nautilus for the free repair kit they’re entitled to. According to the manufacturer, an extended warranty will be given to all owners of the Elliptical Exercise Training units.
According to local news, a 59-year-old man from Toppenish had to be rushed to the hospital after an accident involving two vehicles on Interstate 82.
Official reports from the Washington State Patrol show that the driver was going south on the Interstate around 6:20 pm on Monday night when he failed to slow down and ended up rear-ending a truck driven by a 45-year-old man. The truck was hauling a trailer and according to the reports from the authorities, the truck driver was not injured.
According to the news, both men were wearing seat belts and the local police had to hand a citation to the injured driver for driving and following too close to another vehicle.
As a personal injury lawyer I urge all motorists in the state of Washington to stay alert for icy roads. There are many weather conditions that will make the roads less of a safe place but if the driver is watchful and mindful of the possible issues he may face, most accidents can be prevented.
A single-car accident in Bow was reported by the local news and according to the several articles, drugs were thought to play an allegedly big part in the accident.
Official reports from the Washington State Patrol show that a 20-year-old woman was driving her Kia Sephia around 11:20 a.m. southbound on Interstate 5 last Sunday morning when the vehicle allegedly went off the road.
According to the official reports from the Washington State Patrol, the car rolled after going off the road injuring the driver, a 19-year-old passenger and a 4-year-old girl. The Washington State Patrol reported that the one of the causes behind the crash was the fact the driver was driving under the influence.
Charges of felony driving under the influence of drugs are allegedly still pending.
As a Kirkland Car Accident Lawyer I am hoping that the two women and one child injured in this crash will be back with their normal lives at once and that this accident will serve as an alert to young drivers all over Washington.
I, a personal injury lawyer urge teens and young adults to learn about the dangers of driving under the influence of dangerous drugs that will slow your reflects and keep you from driving with a keen mind and watchful state. It is illegal and it is deadly.
The California Highway Patrol announced via official reports that a cyclist who was crossing the 101 last Saturday was tragically killed just south of Broadway in Burlingame. His age or details regarding where he was from were not released to the media.
According to the several news outlets announcing the case, the accident happened when two different cars crashed into the cyclist one after the other. He was going northbound on the 101 sometime after 10:40 pm at the time of the collision that blocked the highway for about 40 minutes.
There were no major details released regarding the causes of the accident but it is believed to be a case of drinking while driving, although it is not known which driver happened to be drunk at the time of the accident.
As an Irvine personal injury attorney, I’m sincerely saddened to hear about this tragic news. Hopefully the authorities are working hard to discover what truly happened prior to the accident. The hearts and thoughts of all personal injury lawyers are with the family and friends of the bicyclist tragically lost in this accident.
Let’s hope that all readers will learn from this and remember that it’s indispensable to be attentive to bicycle riders while on the road.
According to the early morning news, there was an accident involving a pickup truck on Rancho California Road yesterday.
The California Highway Patrol found the driver unconscious but alive sometime after 1:30 pm after being thrown off the road down to a 50-foot embankment while still inside of his truck.
According to local witnesses, the truck crashed off the road just west of Ridge Park Drive. The official reports from the California Highway Patrol show that three fire engines, 15 firefighters and a truck company were needed to conduct the “rope rescue” to take the damaged truck from the 50-foot embankment. The man was taken to the hospital and according to the news he sustained minor injuries.
Details regarding the causes of the accident weren’t released but we understand that the authorities might need some more time to uncover the circumstances revolving around the accident.
An accident that allegedly happened just five miles west of Sunnyside on Friday claimed the life of a 52 year-old according to the news. The accident happened sometime after 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of Dekker and Van Belle roads.
Official records released from the Washington State Patrol show that the man was driving up Dekker Road when he reached Van Belle but failed to stop at the stop sign ahead of him. According to the news, a 55-year-old man driving a Chevrolet Cavalier collided with the vehicle that didn’t follow the traffic signs properly.
After the tragic crash, both cars came to rest on the northeast side of the road.
A passenger in the Cavalier was taken to the hospital but the passenger that was in the other vehicle refused to be taken.
The driver who reportedly failed to stop at the intersection was pronounced dead at the local hospital.
As a Bellingham personal injury attorney I sincerely hope all injured passengers and driver involved in this accident will have a steadfast recovery and wish that the a better education regarding traffic safety could be transmitted to all drivers across the country.
The thoughts of many personal injury lawyers are with the family of the man who was killed in this tragic incident.
According to several news outlets, a bicycle rider was taken to the hospital after an accident involving a truck and the driver possibly opening the door inadvertently.
The reports from the California Highway Patrol show that the accident happened on Seventh Avenue and that it’s still quite uncertain if the rider struck the truck’s door accidentally or if the driver opened the door without noticing the woman’s presence.
The biker was riding along a group around 8:40 a.m. near Dolores Street when she struck the truck’s open door and was thrown off the bike. She sustained severe injuries after the incident and was taken to the hospital immediately according to official reports.
The authorities are still investigating whether there were any other causes behind this collision or not. No details related to the other bikers or witnesses were reported.
A personal injury lawyer could be of important assistance to all individuals who have been involved in bicycle accidents but don’t know whether they’re entitled to be represented or not.
As a personal injury attorney in Long Beach I sincerely wish a speedy recovery for the bicycle rider severely struck last Saturday and hope that the California Highway Patrol will uncover all reasons behind this accident.