Seattle, WA (May 31, 2021) - A car accident in the Seattle area resulted in one fatality on Friday, May 28.
The incident occurred at the corner of 5th Avenue and Spokane Street late that evening. Emergency responders were spotted at the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. A 31-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in the collision.
Despite life-saving measures from medical personnel, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The number of involved parties has not been revealed at this time. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Auto Accidents in Seattle WA
The risk of a deadly crash is present nearly any time you get inside a car. Across the country, vehicle collisions are the leading contributors to fatality, with tens of thousands being killed annually in traffic accidents. There were 506 reported roadway deaths reported in Washington in 2019.
A wrongful death lawsuit can be brought by a family member when a loved one has died due to the negligent behavior of another person. There are many potential situations that may warrant a wrongful death suit in Washington, including a car accident, medical malpractice, or even nursing home negligence. Washington state law allows a victim’s family or estate to recover compensation in the event of a wrongful death in order to recover from damages resulting from the loss of a loved one.
If you believe that your loved one’s death may have been caused by another person’s negligence, you need to consult with an experienced Seattle wrongful death attorney. Dore Law Group will make sure that your interests and legal rights are protected through every step of the legal process, and our years of experience mean we can help you construct a strong case. Contact our offices today at 253-236-3888 if you’ve lost a loved one in a deadly Washington 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.