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 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.
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.
A pedestrian related accident happened early Sunday and left many Kennewick residents allegedly shocked, different news sources state.
The man involved in the accident was reportedly dropped off on the exit ramp some time prior to the accident. He was walking on Highway 240 when two different vehicles hit him.
According to the official statement from the Washington State Patrol, the two drivers remained at the scene of the accident so they could collaborate with the investigators.
No other details regarding this accident were reported, only that unfortunately the man did not survive this sad accident. Gladly, the local authorities and the Washington State Patrol will be able to investigate this thoroughly so personal friends and family of the man who tragically lost his life will understand the cause behind his death.
The man was 23 years old at the time of the incident.
Any personal injury lawyer will be able to help you to defend your rights as the victim of an accident that was caused by a third party. Do not hesitate to find the right personal injury lawyer in your area anytime it’s needed.
Local news sources have been reporting that an alarmingly disturbing accident sadly claimed the life of an infant in Vancouver, Washington.
Reports from the Washington State Patrol show that a man from Portland was allegedly arrested after being accused of driving under the influence and causing an accident that led to the death of a 3-month-old baby.
Statements from prosecutors show that the baby’s parents, a 23 year-old and a 21 year-old were coming back from a camping trip in the Puget Sound area, while they were driving on Interstate 5 they had to stop because of a flat tire.
At the same moment an intoxicated 26 year-old driver lost total control of his vehicle and hit the stopped car on the side of the road. The infant allegedly didn’t resist the wounds and unfortunately died in the scene of the accident.
Personal injury lawyers wish the infant’s family will be able find the support they need during this terribly difficult moment of their lives. Our hearts and kind thoughts are with them.
As a Vancouver car accident attorney I offer my sincere condolences to the parents of the infant tragically lost in an accident that should have never happened. Driving while intoxicated is against the law and the consequences of this act are highly fatal.
Local news outlets have announced that a motor home fire caused an alleged traffic jam Wednesday morning. According to the official reports from the Washington State Patrol, the accident happened when the engine compartment of the motor home going northbound on Interstate 5 caught fire.
Two people were known to be in the vehicle at the time of the accident and fortunately were able to make it out of the burning motor home in time for the sake of their safety.
The Washington State Patrol has released a report saying that the vehicle was entirely destroyed by the fire but that no one was left injured.
Although we have no details on what time the I-5 was completed cleared, the authorities were able to clean the lanes in a timely manner according to official announcements. Authorities are allegedly investigating the case to discover the real causes behind the fire.
As a Bellingham car accident attorney I sincerely hope that both individuals involved in this accident are healthy and away from any possible physical harm related to the fire accident.
Personal injury lawyers understand that an accident of this nature will need a long investigation so its causes may be revealed with accuracy and clear evidence.
A man from old Port Townsend was allegedly taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle by helicopter after a tragic accident on State Route 20 last Monday. News articles show that the wreck happened after three in the afternoon and that it was caused because the driver was drinking before driving.
The 39-year-old man was driving a Toyota pickup truck on SR 20 toward Discover Bay when the vehicle reportedly left the lane and drifted to the side near Fairmount Road. It rotated a few times before it rested upside down in a ditch. There were no details about the use of seat belts by any of the two men involved in the accident.
The Washington State Patrol has released an official report saying that the motorist was driving under the influence of alcohol and that the passenger, a 49-year-old man was allegedly left unharmed. At this moment, a personal injury lawyer in the Seattle area could be assisting the passenger.
After the authorities responded to the accident, the pickup truck was towed since it was severely damaged.
As a Renton car accident lawyer I personally wish a speedy recovery to the driver involved in this DUI case. Hopefully, this sad accident will serve as a true example of how risky drinking and driving can be.