Mercer Island, WA (April 21, 2021) - Three people were hospitalized following a two-car crash in Mercer Island on Monday, April 19.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Interstate 90 and E. Mercer Way. At around 2:30 a.m. that morning, two vehicles reportedly collided at the scene. Emergency responders were called to the site to provide aid to the injured parties.
Three occupants of one of the involved vehicles fled the scene on foot. All three were later found by authorities. Multiple lanes on the highway were closed following the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Seattle Washington
Driving is one of the most dangerous things we do nearly every day, and auto accidents are a common hazard in everyday life. There were 10,959 reported vehicle collisions reported across Seattle according to data from the Seattle Department of Transportation. The same report revealed that there were 187 fatal crashes reported across the city that same year. However, the Washington State Department of Transportation found that there were 213 traffic fatalities in the city.
Car crash victims often find themselves struggling to learn their rights in time to protect themselves after an accident. Generally, most people do not have a complete understanding of state laws, insurance policies, or what procedures to follow after being injured in a crash. Luckily, you do not have to pursue a personal injury claim on your own. An experienced Seattle personal injury attorney can help you pursue a claim and recover compensation for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and other losses.
With many years of experience in personal injury law, Dore Law Group has the knowledge and drive to achieve results for those injured due to the negligence of others. Our Washington car accident attorneys are dedicated to helping people restore their lives after they have suffered serious accidents. If you have been injured in a Seattle car crash, we encourage you to contact our law firm today at 253-236-3888. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands.
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.