Elderly man in wheelchair fatally hit by vehicle in Everett
Posted on Sunday, November 1st, 2020 at 7:18 pm
EVERETT, WA – A man in a motorized wheelchair was killed when a car struck him in an accident in Everett last night, according to KOMO News.
The accident happened on Everett Ave at about 6:30 p.m. while the 78-year-old victim was crossing the street.
According to authorities, the area was dark at the time of the crash, and they suspect that the driver did not see the victim, who has yet to be identified to the public.
The driver is not thought to have been speeding or under the influence when the accident happened.
No other injuries were reported.
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.