Everett, WA (April 13, 2021) - A pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a commercial vehicle in Everett on Sunday, April 11.
The accident took place on Interstate 5 at the on-ramp for 128th Street. The injured party was reportedly outside a vehicle when they were hit by the semi-truck. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid to the involved parties.
The pedestrian reportedly sustained serious injuries in the trucking accident. The wounded victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment. At this time, no further information on the collision has been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the pedestrian accident is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Everett Washington
Many residents in Washington state choose to travel on foot. Unfortunately, pedestrians are at greater risk of being critically injured in the event of an accident. When the incident involves a semi-truck, the resulting injuries are almost assuredly to be more catastrophic. Statistics reveal that pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a motor vehicle accident. In 2017, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes on average.
No matter if you live in a big city or a rural area, you are going to share the road with pedestrians from time to time, and drivers on Seattle roadways owe a duty to all roadway travelers, including pedestrians. Many residents in Washington walk to restaurants, go for a jog, or just want to enjoy a beautiful day on foot. As a pedestrian, you have legal rights, and if you are struck by another vehicle and injured, you may be entitled to compensation with the help of a qualified Seattle personal injury lawyer.
If you have been injured in a Seattle pedestrian accident, you need to consult an experienced Washington pedestrian accident attorney immediately. The legal team at Dore Law Group will examine copies of your medical records, accident reports, and other pieces of evidence to build your case. We have helped many accident victims recover the compensation they deserve after being injured in a pedestrian crash. Give us a call at 253-236-3888 to discuss your Washington personal injury case today.
Note: Our law firm uses secondary sources to create this post. These outside sources include but are not limited to local news media outlets, local police reports, state police bulletins, social media outlets, and eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Kent, Tacoma, and Seattle. We do not verify all of the facts surrounding each accident, therefore, if you locate any information that is not correct, let us know, and we will correct our post to reflect the most accurate information available.Disclaimer: The Dore Law Group has taken pride in providing high-quality legal representation for our clients. We write these posts to bring awareness to our fellow Washingtonians about the dangers associated with driving. We want to provide basic information about what to do if you happen to be involved in an accident. We want to remind drivers to slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The picture used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.