Seattle, WA (August 1, 2021) - On Sunday, August 1, at least one person was injured in a severe automobile collision in the Seattle area, according to local authorities.
The accident happened at the junction of Rainier Avenue S. and 39th Avenue S., causing emergency responders to be sent to the scene to assist the injured. According to early reports, the incident occurred at 2:50 a.m. that morning. There were confirmed injuries following the impact.
Due to lane restrictions on the site, there were significant traffic delays. At this time, there is little data available concerning the severity of the injuries that resulted. Ambulances were dispatched to the area, with the intention of transporting the injured to local hospitals.
There have been no further developments at this time. The cause of the accident is being investigated by law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Washington
In the United States, vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death and serious injury. Driving is, in fact, one of the riskiest behaviors we engage in virtually every day, and you face the chance of being injured in an unforeseen car crash every time you get behind the wheel of a car. According to statewide accident data, auto accidents ending in a fatality are on the rise in Washington.
In 2017, the state reported 129,993 automobile accidents, with 555 verified fatalities, up from the previous year. Every year, approximately 3 million people are injured in over 6.1 million car accidents across the United States. A skilled attorney can assist those who have been wounded in obtaining just compensation for their losses.
If you were hurt in a car accident caused by a careless driver, you have the right to bring a negligence claim to recover compensation for your injuries. Anyone driving in Washington is required to follow all traffic laws and act in a reasonable manner, but sadly, many motorists fail to do so, resulting in tragic collisions. Failure to observe these standards may be construed as negligence, giving rise to a claim for lost damages and the entitlement to compensation on behalf of the injured person.
For individuals without legal experience, bringing a personal injury claim in Washington may be a lengthy and grueling process, but you don't have to do it alone. A skilled personal injury lawyer in Seattle can help you get the greatest amount of compensation possible under the law.
A professional Seattle automobile accident lawyer can assist injured persons in defending their legal rights by submitting a claim for damages such as medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering following an accident. Dore Law Group has extensive expertise representing accident victims in the Seattle and Tacoma areas, and our lawyers are capable of handling almost any type of personal injury case in Washington.
If you have been harmed in a car accident caused by a careless driver, contact a Washington car accident lawyer at 253-236-3888 immediately to explore 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.