Seattle, WA (March 1, 2021) - A rear-end collision in the Seattle area on Sunday afternoon, February 2, required aid from local authorities.
The crash occurred at around 3:48 p.m. according to local sources. Two vehicles collided near the intersection of S. Jackson Street and 4th Avenue S. For unknown reasons, a passenger car rear-ended another passenger vehicle when exiting the intersection.
The extent of the resulting damages has not been revealed at this time. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured parties. No further updates have been provided as information is currently limited.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rear-End Collisions in Seattle
If you look away from the road for a few seconds, that is long enough to cause a serious crash. Rear-end collisions are the most commonly reported type of car accident and are involved in nearly 28% of reported crashes each year. In most cases, rear-end accidents are the fault of the driver that collides with the back-end of the vehicle, often due to carelessness or distraction. Each year, there are more than 1.7 million rear-end collisions reported nationwide.
Car crash victims often find themselves struggling to learn their rights in time to protect themselves after an accident. Generally, most people do not have a complete understanding of state laws, insurance policies, or what procedures to follow after being injured in a crash. Luckily, you do not have to pursue a personal injury claim on your own. An experienced Seattle personal injury attorney can help you pursue a claim and recover compensation for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and other losses.
With many years of experience in personal injury law, Dore Law Group has the knowledge and drive to achieve results for those injured due to the negligence of others. Our Washington car accident attorneys are dedicated to helping people restore their lives after they have suffered serious accidents. If you have been injured in a Seattle car crash, we encourage you to contact our law firm today at 253-236-3888. You can 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.