Drowsy driver crashes truck off State Route 7 in La Grande
Posted on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 at 2:00 pm
LA GRANDE, WA – One man is “lucky to be alive” after driving his truck off State Route 7 last Thursday night while he was drowsy.
A good reminder folks. Drowsy driving is extremely dangerous. This driver is lucky to be alive after he nodded off at the wheel last night on southbound SR-7 in La Grande. #driveawake#getsomerest#stopalltogether pic.twitter.com/qnZM3chkuQ
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) June 26, 2020
According to Washington State Trooper Ryan Burke, the accident occurred the night of Thursday, June 25.
Trooper Burke’s photos show the front end of the truck smashed in from the impact of the crash.
No serious injuries were reported. The man’s identity has not been released.
If you have been injured in an accident, or have lost a loved one to the reckless actions of another, the Seattle personal injury attorneys at Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers are poised to help you fight back. We have helped numerous people through the legal process and are ready to aggressively represent you as well. Contact us at (206) 899-5415 or online to speak with an attorney today.
Note: The attorneys with Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.
Disclaimer: This blog's aim is to increase awareness of severe injuries and their effects so that fewer individuals and families go through the painful and traumatic process of seeing a loved one hurt or killed in an accident. These are difficult topics, but we hope that our readers can use the information found here to help them avoid being involved in an accident. The information presented here does not construe legal advice.