Maple Valley, WA (April 8, 2021) - On Wednesday, April 7, one person suffered critical injuries after an auto accident in the town of Maple Valley.
According to local sources, two vehicles collided near the corner of Black Diamond Road and Baker Street. Emergency responders were called to the scene late that evening. The site was closed while investigators and paramedics were present.
One person involved in the accident was airlifted to a regional hospital for the treatment of serious injuries. At this time, the number of injured parties at the scene has not been disclosed. No further updates on the collision are available at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Washington
Vehicle collisions are one of the leading causes of death and injury for Washington state residents. In 2019, there were 111,624 crashes reported across the state, with a reported 500 traffic fatalities. More than 30,000 Washington residents were injured in collisions that year, with 2,000 injuries being listed as serious. The Seattle area has the busiest roadways in the state, with nearly 140,000 cars on a given weekday.
If you have been injured in a Washington car crash, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Washington. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages for the injured party. Pursuing a personal injury claim in Washington is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Seattle car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Dore Law Group can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Washington. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in a Seattle auto accident, call us today at 253-236-3888 to discuss your case.
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.