Maytown rest area accident leads to death of man and his dog

Posted on Sunday, July 19th, 2020 at 3:02 pm    

MAYTOWN, WA (THURSTON COUNTY) – A car accident at a Thurston County rest stop on Friday led to the death of a bicyclist and a dog, according to KOMO News.

The accident happened at the Maytown rest area, located about 13 miles south of Olympia, around 1 p.m.

A woman who may have been the victim of a medical episode drove her car into three pedestrians, four vehicles, and, fatally, the bicyclist with his dog. She is not believed at this time to have been intoxicated.

Authorities closed the rest area for about three hours for the investigation of the accident.

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 bicycle 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. 



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