Everett, Washington – Man Died from Injuries in Hit-and-RunRequest Free Consultation
Everett, Washington (March 11, 2019) – Nearly two weeks ago, Hal Fisher was struck while he was at a crosswalk, sustaining serious injuries from the hit-and-run episode. Officers and medics took him to a local hospital, but he died a few days later from his injuries. The driver of the vehicle which struck him was heading north when the crash happened, but after briefly stopping the vehicle continued on its way. From witness statements the car was similar to an early 2000s Chevy Tahoe or Suburban.
His sister and family are reaching out for new leads on the case.
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. As was the situation in this accident, be especially careful on late hours, especially if the road is lacking sufficient illumination. It would also help to identify busy roads ad try to avoid being in their proximity to minimize any risk of a vehicle accident. Any mistake can lead to injuries and damage not only to your person, but on other people as well.