Kenmore, WA (May 4, 2021) - A car crash in the area of Kenmore on Sunday, May 2, resulted in a fatality.
Initial reports indicated that a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Bothell Way at the time of the deadly accident. The driver reportedly left the roadway and entered an embankment. Both the driver and passenger were trapped inside and had to be extricated by emergency responders.
Both were in critical condition at the scene. The driver later succumbed to their injuries, and the passenger was transported to a nearby hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further updates have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Crashes in Seattle WA
Driving can be incredibly dangerous, and many Washington state residents are killed or severely injured in auto accidents each year. There were a total of 111,449 vehicle collisions reported in the state in 2019. That year, there were 506 traffic fatalities and 1,942 serious injury crashes reported in Washington. Driver distraction was involved in over 10,000 traffic accidents in the state that year.
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.
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.