Mill Creek, WA (April 11, 2021) - A vehicle collision in the town of Mill Creek resulted in a fatality on Saturday, April 10.
The deadly crash occurred early that morning at around 6 a.m. Emergency responders and officials from the Mill Creek Police Department were called to the scene, located at the 14600 block of 35th Avenue SE. A man reportedly in his 20s sustained critical injuries in the accident.
The injured party was rushed to a nearby hospital for the treatment of life-threatening injuries. Despite attempts to resuscitate, the man was pronounced dead at the medical facility. The identity of the deceased victim has not been disclosed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Crashes in Washington
A car accident is reported somewhere in Washington State every 4 minutes on average. According to statistics from the Washington State Department of Transportation, someone is killed in a collision every 20 hours. In 2017, there were 525 fatal accidents in the state, contributing to 555 fatalities. Seattle is one of the busiest cities in the state and experiences the highest rate of vehicle collisions.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a Washington wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Dore Law Group, we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Seattle wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at 253-236-3888 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Mill Creek car accident.
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.