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Edmonds, Washington – Man Dies from Injuries After Car Crash

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Posted on March 21, 2019

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.