Driver strikes and injures man in wheelchair in Everett hit-and-run accident
Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at 3:28 pm
EVERETT, WA – A man in a wheelchair was struck by a driver who then fled the scene of the accident in Everett yesterday, according to KOMO News.
The accident happened near the intersection of Broadway Ave and 18th Street last night when the driver of a silver 2013 Chevrolet Impala struck a man in a wheelchair before fleeing the scene.
The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical wounds.
Authorities are asking possible witnesses to come forward with information about the suspect, who will be facing a charge of felony hit-and-run in the accident.
Everett officials closed Broadway for the investigation and cleanup of the accident.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle pedestrian accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.