Seattle, WA (March 15, 2021) - There were reported injuries at the scene of a car crash in the Seattle area on Monday morning, March 15.
Local sources revealed that the accident occurred at around 2:52 a.m. near the corner of Westlake Avenue N. and Mercer Street. Two vehicles were involved in the crash, a white sport-utility vehicle and a sedan. The SUV was on the sidewalk when emergency responders arrived.
Local sources revealed that the sedan had significant front-end damage. The severity and number of ensuing injuries have not been reported at this time. The identities of the crash victims have been withheld.
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.
Rear-End Crashes in Washington
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that rear-end collisions are the most commonly reported type of car crash, accounting for nearly 29% of annual traffic accidents nationwide. An estimated 7% of roadway fatalities involve rear-end impacts, according to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. These types of collisions are almost always the result of negligence on part of the driver.
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.