Seattle, WA (May 29, 2021) - A head-on collision in the Seattle area left one man injured on Friday, May 28.
The incident was reported late that night at the intersection of Diagonal Avenue S. and E. Marginal Way S. Two vehicles reportedly crashed head-on at the scene. One of the drivers had to be extricated by responding medical personnel.
The trapped driver was transported to Harborview Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries. The other driver reportedly fled the scene before authorities arrived. No further updates on the condition of the injured victim have been provided.
Local authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Head-On Crashes in Seattle
The risk of suffering serious injuries in a collision is heightened when two vehicles crash head-on. These types of accidents have a nearly 58% fatality rate and are involved in nearly 10% of annual traffic fatalities in the United States. Even at low speeds, the injuries resulting from a head-on collision can be catastrophic.
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.