Mukilteo, WA (March 12, 2021) - A vehicle collision in the town of Mukilteo on Thursday, March 11, left one driver seriously injured.
The accident occurred near the crossing of WA-526 and 40th Avenue at around 5 p.m. that evening. Local reports revealed that two vehicles collided at the intersection. When first responders, one vehicle was found on the roadway while the other was lying in the ditch.
The driver of one vehicle had to be extricated by emergency units. That driver was later taken to a hospital in serious condition. The other driver was uninjured and refused treatment.
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.
Car Accidents in Washington
In a matter of seconds, a collision can forever change your life. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, there were 525 fatal traffic accidents and 1,932 serious injury crashes reported in the state in 2017. This data reveals that a collision is reported every 4 minutes and someone is killed in a crash every 20 hours on average. A total of 110 traffic-related fatalities in Washington that year involved intoxicated drivers.
If you have been injured in a Washington car crash, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Washington. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages for the injured party. Pursuing a personal injury claim in Washington is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Seattle car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Dore Law Group can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Washington. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in a Seattle auto accident, call us today at 253-236-3888 to discuss your case.
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