Kitsap Co, WA (August 14, 2021) - A North Kitsap man was killed following a hit-and-run in Kitsap County on Tuesday, August 10.
The fatal crash occurred on Clear Creek Road that evening at around 10:45 p.m. The deceased victim was located by local authorities near Orweiler Road. The man was reportedly hit by a motor vehicle that fled the scene.
The injured party sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead by medical personnel. Local authorities are currently searching for the driver involved in the deadly pedestrian crash. The vehicle is believed to be a 2007 era Nissan Sentra and was seen traveling toward Poulbro. The identity of the deceased party has not yet been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the fatal collision is being managed by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Hit-&-Run Accidents in Seattle WA
Whether you reside in a big city or out in the country, you'll have to share the road with pedestrians at some point. Many Seattle residents may prefer to walk to get about for a number of reasons, but statistics show that this is not always the safest form of transportation. According to national accident statistics, despite a reduction in passenger automobile deaths across the country, pedestrian fatalities continue to rise year after year. Following a fatal accident, surviving family members should seek compensation from a skilled wrongful death attorney in Seattle.
A family member may be eligible to file a wrongful death case against the person or entity responsible if a loved one dies as a result of someone else's negligence. Wrongful death cases can be filed in a number of circumstances, including vehicle accidents, medical negligence, and nursing home mistreatment. On your own, getting the recompense you deserve may be challenging.
The victim's family or estate may bring a claim for damages under Washington state law in the case of wrongful death. A knowledgeable Washington personal injury attorney can help you meet all of the standards for a successful claim.
If you feel your loved one died as a result of someone else's carelessness, you should speak with a Seattle wrongful death lawyer right away. At Dore Law Group, we will fight for your legal rights and interests at every stage of the legal process, and our years of expertise will help you build a solid legal case on your side. An investigation into a family member's death should be conducted, and those involved should be held accountable.
If you or a loved one has been killed in a catastrophic accident, call our offices right away at 253-236-3888 to talk with a knowledgeable pedestrian accident lawyer in Washington.
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