Edmonds, Washington – Man Dies from Injuries After Car Crash
Posted on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 10:33 am
Edmonds, Washington (March 18, 2019) – A pedestrian who was struck by a car on Monday night has died from his injuries. According to the investigation, he was crossing Highway 99 and was struck by the car near 236th Street Southwest. Edmonds Police say he was taken to Harborview Medical Center in a critical condition.
Police have also stated that the driver himself stayed on the scene and he was lawfully driving northbound on Highway 99 when the accident happened. There was no indication of DUI, and no further information was provided.
About Vehicle Accidents
Vehicle accidents are common and may happen more frequently than you think. In 2017, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) have reported a total of 120, 993 car accidents. Of those accidents, 525 were fatal ad 34, 311 were possible or suspected of injuries. In Seattle in particular, the fairly mountainous geography and surrounding water has created for a road situation which includes many tunnels, bridges, hills and narrow roads that can lead to car accidents. We urge all drivers to practice caution while out on the streets. Be especially careful on late hours, especially if the road is lacking sufficient illumination. Any mistake can lead to injuries and damage not only to your person, but on other people as well.
If you have become a victim of such an accident, we extend our compassion and aid. The problems that come out after such an accident, whether it is injuries, damage, or loss of a loved one – these are not burdens you should shoulder alone.
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 If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.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.