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Lynnwood, Washington – Truck Crashes Into Residence at 6th Avenue West

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Posted on January 17, 2020

Lynnwood, Washington (January 15, 2020) – A pickup truck crashed into a residence on the 16500 block of 6th Avenue West on Wednesday night. According to the article from KOMO News, no injuries have been reproted in the incident. The cause and circumstances of the crash has not yet been reported, and it has not been determined if snowy roads were a factor in the incident.

About Vehicle Accidents

From data gathered on car crashes into buildings, the cause was usually operator error or pedal error. For operator errors, drivers usually accelerated or were at high speeds, or were in the wrong gear. Pedal error means that drivers stepped on the gas when they meant to step on the brake. Other, smaller factors for crashing into buildings are situation-based, such as driving under influence, traffic accidents, weather conditions or medical emergencies. A very small percentage are for people who intentionally ram buildings to commit theft. From these causes, lack of control is a common feature.

Because of the crash site, the threat of injuries applies not only to the occupants of the car but also people inside the building. Damage can also be done to either the car or the struck building. As always, we urge everyone to drive with caution and practice safe driving wherever you go. Doing so minimizes damage and injuries you can inflict not only on yourself, but on others as well. If you have however become a victim of a vehicle accident of any sort, we extend our sympathies and compassion.

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