Federal Way, WA (July 10, 2021) - On Friday, July 9, there was a reported fatality in the aftermath of a vehicle collision in Federal Way.
The incident reportedly took place on Pacific Highway S., according to reports from the Milton Police Department. Emergency responders were sent to the scene near the intersection with S. 356th Street. The area was closed for nearly four hours due to the accident.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is being investigated as vehicle manslaughter. A driver was arrested at the scene in connection with the deadly crash. No further information on the accident has been provided at this time.
Local authorities are conducting an ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision. As the inquiry continues, more details will be made public.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Auto Accidents in Seattle WA
Car crashes are the leading contributors to death and serious injury in the United States. We travel in our cars almost every day, and operating a motor vehicle is an extremely dangerous activity, despite how commonplace it may seem. Every time you go behind the wheel of a car, you run the risk of getting harmed in a traffic accident. According to government statistics, the number of traffic fatalities in Washington is already on the rise. According to recent studies, speeding and driver distraction are two of the most common causes of serious accidents in the state, with mobile phones currently being the leading cause of fatal crashes worldwide.
When a cherished family member's life is abruptly cut short due to the irresponsibility of another, family members are often left to pick up the pieces, and recovery may be a tough challenge for those who have suffered a devastating loss. People have an innate need to grieve, and filing a lawsuit is generally the last thing on their radar. A wrongful death case in Washington may be able to assist your family in recovering financial compensation as a consequence of your tragic loss, and working with an experienced Seattle personal injury lawyer may help you enhance your chances of a successful claim.
When a client loses a family member, the Dore Law Group takes incredible care and concern to do all necessary to obtain compensation, and our legal team has demonstrated in the past that we can secure results for them. Our Seattle wrongful death lawyers can help you and your family get through this tough time by assuring that the party responsible is held accountable, which starts with taking legal action against them or their insurance provider. We believe in standing up for the rights of family members who have lost a loved one, and we are here to help you hold the party responsible.
If you have lost a loved one in a deadly Federal Way automobile accident, call our offices immediately away at 253-236-3888.
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.