Puyallup, Washington – Driver Injured After Swerving into Ditch

Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 8:10 am    

Puyallup, Washington (April, 2019) – A male driver sustained minor injuries after his car crashed in a ditch in the area of 1500 block of Shaw Road East. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. According to a report from the Puyallup Police Department, he was driving on his way to work when he swerved to avoid a deer, which ended up with his car crashing into the ditch. Once inside the ditch, the driver was pinned  inside the vehicle with water partially filling the interior.

The date of the incident has not been specified, but it was reported among other to have occurred in the days April 5-9.

About Vehicle Accidents

Because roads can cross so many types of environments, an encounter with wildlife is very possible, especially in rural areas. Animals can move very fast and come bursting out onto the road in an unpredictable manner, and as a result a car crash is a very common outcome out of unplanned encounters. Depending on the animal that the vehicle comes in contact with, the amount of damage done can be very high, not to say of the injuries that can come out of a car crash. Deer are common culprits for wildlife collisions, and because of their relatively big sizes, they can cause considerable impact.

The driver in this case was fortunate not to have hit the deer, though his car car crash led to another dangerous situation. As covered in another article, water can easily flood the interior of cars, and when this happens it is best to exit the car as soon as possible. As proven by this case, a car crash opens up many risks for injuries. Because of this, we would like to urge people to be more careful on the roads, especially on roads that are known to intersect with the territory of wildlife.

If you have been injured in an accident, or have lost a loved one to the reckless actions of another, the Seattle personal injury attorneys at Caffee Law are poised to help you fight back. We have helped numerous people through the legal process and are ready to aggressively represent you as well. Contact us at (206) 899-5415 or online to speak with an attorney today.

Note: The attorneys with Caffee Law send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.

Disclaimer: This blog's aim is to increase awareness of severe injuries and their effects so that fewer individuals and families go through the painful and traumatic process of seeing a loved one hurt or killed in an accident. These are difficult topics, but we hope that our readers can use the information found here to help them avoid being involved in an accident. The information presented here does not construe legal advice.



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