Thurston Co, WA (August 8, 2021) - A two-vehicle collision in Thurston County on Friday, August 6, ended in confirmed injuries.
The accident occurred on Interstate 5 at the Nisqually River Bridge that afternoon. According to local reports, a Washington State Patrol vehicle was on the highway at the time of the crash. The vehicle was reportedly struck by another car.
The impact caused the patrol car to crash into another vehicle on the roadway. There were two troopers inside the vehicle at the time of the crash, and both were transported to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. A K-9 in the car also sustained injuries. No other involved parties required medical treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the vehicle collision is underway. As the inquiry develops, additional details will be made available to the public.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Washington
Washington recorded 129,993 car accidents in 2017, with 555 confirmed fatalities, up from the prior year. Every year, about 6.1 million individuals are harmed in vehicle accidents across the United States, resulting in an estimated 3 million injuries. Vehicle accidents are the main cause of mortality and serious injury in the United States.
Driving is, in fact, one of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis, and every time you get behind the wheel, you run the risk of getting harmed in a vehicle accident. Auto accidents resulting in a fatality are on the rise in Washington, according to statewide accident data. Those who have been injured can seek appropriate compensation for their losses with the help of an experienced attorney.
If you were injured in a vehicle accident caused by a negligent driver, you have the right to file a negligence claim to collect damages. Anyone driving in Washington must obey all traffic rules and act responsibly, but unfortunately, many motorists do not, resulting in deadly incidents. Failure to follow these guidelines may be interpreted as negligence, leading to a claim for economic damages and compensation on the injured person's behalf.
Filing a personal injury claim in Washington may be a long and arduous process for those without legal knowledge, but you don't have to do it alone. A professional Seattle personal injury lawyer can assist you in obtaining the maximum amount of compensation available under the law.
Following an accident, a skilled Seattle automobile accident lawyer may help injured people protect their legal rights by filing a claim for damages such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Dore Law Group has significant experience defending accident victims in Seattle and Tacoma, and our attorneys can handle nearly any sort of personal injury case in Washington.
If you have been injured in a vehicle accident caused by a negligent motorist, call a Washington car accident lawyer right once at 253-236-3888 to discuss your options for a complete recovery.
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.