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Tacoma, WA - Driver Dies in Crash with Semi-Truck at WA-509 & Alexander Ave

Blogs from August, 2021

A truck in the road

Tacoma, WA (August 15, 2021) - A two-vehicle crash in the Tacoma area ended in a fatality on Saturday morning, August 14.

Local reports revealed that the deadly accident involved an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck. The crash site was located near the intersection of WA-509 and Alexander Avenue E. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene to render aid to the involved parties.

The driver of the pickup sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel. The area was closed for several hours while emergency crews were present. The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed at this time.

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being handled by local officials. No further information on the accident has been made public at this time.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victimA at this time.

Fatal Trucking Accidents in Tacoma WA

A truck in the roadCommercial trucks are king when it comes to freight transportation in the United States, and these large vehicles may pose a serious hazard to passengers in passenger cars. As demonstrated by national accident data on the issue, people in smaller automobiles are more likely to suffer life-threatening injuries in the event of a car collision. Every year, over 500,000 trucking accidents are reported, resulting in thousands of fatalities. Every 15 seconds, someone is killed or seriously injured in a tractor-trailer or semi-truck collision.

A person's natural instinct after experiencing a traumatic incident is to grieve, and bringing a lawsuit is usually the last thing on their mind. A Tacoma personal injury lawyer who has handled wrongful death cases may improve your chances of winning your case. Those who have lost a loved one in an unforeseen accident caused by someone else's negligence may face unexpected expenditures and other losses, and the grieving process for those who have lost a family member may be challenging.

When a family member is murdered in an accident, the Dore Law Group's legal team goes above and beyond to ensure that our clients receive the recompense they deserve. Our attorneys are devoted to preserving the legal rights of those who have been hurt, and we have demonstrated in the past that we can achieve results. If a loved one has been killed in a car crash, our lawyers are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of those who have been harmed.

Our Tacoma wrongful death attorneys will seek to bring the person or entity responsible for the death accountable, beginning with legal action against them or their insurer. We want to help you and your family get through this terrible time as quickly as possible. Please contact us right away for a free consultation. You'll be able to hold the person who caused the disaster responsible for their actions with our assistance.

Please call a Tacoma truck accident lawyer at 253-236-3888 if you or someone you care about has been killed or badly wounded in a tragic 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.