Bainbridge Island, WA (March 18, 2021) - A single-vehicle accident in Brainbridge Island resulted in the death of three teen girls on Tuesday, March 16.
Near the time of 9 p.m., emergency responders were called to the scene at the 11000 block of Sunrise Drive. Three students from Bainbridge High School were traveling southbound in the vehicle at the time of the fatal crash. For unknown reasons, the car left the roadway and struck multiple trees before overturning.
The scene was closed for several hours while investigators and medical personnel were present. All three occupants sustained fatal injuries in the collision. No further updates have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is being handled by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Deadly Rollover Crashes in Washington
A deadly car accident is a life-changing event. In 2010, nearly 35% of passenger-vehicle fatalities involved rollover accidents, despite only accounting for 2.1% of reported collisions that year. An estimated 7,600 people were killed in rollovers in 2010, and nearly 69% of fatal rollover victims were unrestrained at the time of impact.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a Washington wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Dore Law Group, we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Seattle wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at 253-236-3888 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Seattle car accident.
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