University Place, WA (May 17, 2021) - A single-vehicle accident in University Place sent five people to the hospital on Saturday, May 15, with four being in critical condition.
Initial reports indicated that the collision occurred at around 9:30 p.m. that night at the intersection of Grandview Drive and Olympic Boulevard. A vehicle with five occupants was traveling through the roundabout when it crashed. Emergency responders were on-site to extricate the passengers.
It was revealed that four of the involved parties sustained critical injuries. All five victims were transported to a nearby medical facility for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further updates on their conditions are available at this time.
An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Tacoma WA
The risk of a crash is present nearly any time you are traveling in a motor vehicle. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, there were 111,449 reported vehicle collisions in the state in 2019. Nearly 1,942 of these accidents resulted in serious injuries and another 506 ended in a fatality. Nationwide, car crashes are the leading contributors to death and injury, and Washington State is no exception.
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.