Seattle, WA (July 19, 2021) - A vehicle collision involving an ambulance on Friday, July 16, in the Seattle area left two firefighters injured.
The incident reportedly occurred in the Belltown neighborhood at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Battery Street. The two victims were reportedly traveling in an ambulance when it collided with another vehicle at around 5 p.m. that night. The area was closed while emergency personnel were present at the scene.
The injured firefighters were rushed to Harborview Medical Center for the treatment of their injuries. At the time of the incident, there were reportedly no patients riding in the ambulance. No further injuries have been reported at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more details will be released as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Seattle WA
The number of road deaths in Washington is now on the rise, according to official figures. Speeding and driver attention are two of the most prevalent causes of major accidents in the state, according to recent research, with mobile phones now being the main cause of deadly collisions globally.
In the United States, car accidents are the greatest cause of death and serious injury. We drive in our vehicles practically every day, and driving a car, regardless how normal it may appear, is a highly risky activity. You face the danger of being injured in a traffic accident every time you get behind the wheel of a car. Those unfairly injured in a serious accident should contact a Seattle car crash attorney to pursue lost compensation.
If you were injured in a vehicle accident in Washington caused by a reckless driver, you may be able to collect damages by filing a negligence case. In Washington, everyone operating a motor vehicle must use reasonable caution in accordance with the state's traffic regulations, but unfortunately, many drivers do not. Accident victims may be able to file a lawsuit and get compensation from the party responsible for their losses.
Seeking a personal injury claim in Washington can be a long and arduous procedure for individuals without legal knowledge, but you do not have to undergo the process alone. A knowledgeable attorney can assist you in obtaining the maximum amount of compensation allowed by law.
Injured parties can pursue compensation for their losses via a skilled Seattle automobile accident attorney after being involved in an accident. Compensation is due to the plaintiffs for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Dore Law Group's attorneys have significant experience defending accident victims in Seattle and Tacoma, and they are able to represent clients in almost any sort of personal injury case throughout the state.
If you have been harmed in an automobile accident due to the negligence of another motorist, call one of our Seattle personal injury lawyers right away at 253-236-3888 to discuss your options.
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.