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McKenna, WA - Multiple Injuries in DUI Crash on WA-702

McKenna, WA (June 29, 2021) - A Spanaway man is currently facing multiple charges after crashing his vehicle into a pole in McKenna on Saturday, June 26, causing injury to multiple parties.

According to the Washington State Highway Patrol, the 33-year-old man was traveling west on WA-702 at the time of the crash. Near 5:30 p.m. that evening, the man left the roadway and crashed into a utility pole near milepost 5. A total of four people were riding in the vehicle, including two juveniles and a 30-year-old Buckley woman.

The four occupants were injured and transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup for treatment. The man was charged with driving under the influence as well as multiple other charges. No further updates on the conditions of the crash victims have been provided.

An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Drunk Driving Accidents in Tacoma WA

driver holding a bottle and phoneGetting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is never appropriate. Despite this, drunk drivers remain a significant problem on Seattle's roadways, with inebriated drivers responsible for a significant number of fatalities each year. An inebriated driver is unable to retain control of his or her vehicle or respond effectively to road hazards, increasing the risk of a serious collision. Contrary to common opinion, drinking and driving continues to be a major public safety problem in Washington. In the United States, one person is murdered by a drunk driver every 52 minutes, resulting in roughly 28 deaths each day.

Most automobile accident victims struggle to grasp their rights in time to defend themselves after a collision, and the moments immediately following a collision are important in determining whether or not your compensation claim will be successful. Most crash victims are unaware of state regulations, insurance coverage, or what to do if they are injured in a car accident, which can be a stumbling block when filing a personal injury claim. You are not required to pursue a personal injury claim on your own, and speaking with an experienced attorney can help you recover lost funds. A Seattle personal injury attorney can help you file a claim and recover damages such as medical costs, lost earnings, and other losses.

Dore Law Group has years of experience fighting for accident victims' rights, and our legal team has helped clients from all across the state recover fully after being wounded in a Seattle car accident. Our Washington car accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting clients in rebuilding their lives following tragic events, and we want to ensure that those responsible are held accountable.

Call our law firm right immediately at (253) 236-3888 if you have been injured in a car accident in Seattle. You may rest assured that your case is in good hands.

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.
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