Woman in wheelchair seriously injured by car in Lynnwood
Posted on Sunday, February 28th, 2021 at 7:22 pm
UPDATE: driver struck 51yo woman in wheelchair as he was pulling out of a drive-thru onto 196th and she was crossing on the sidewalk in front of the drive-thru. She has been taken to Harborview w/serious injuries. pic.twitter.com/LJMTJVGosx
— Lynnwood Police (@LynnwoodPD) February 28, 2021
The accident occurred in the 4100 block of 196th Street SW, near a drive-through, as a 51-year-old wheelchair user crossed the street.
She was struck by a driver leaving the drive-through, and then was taken to Harborview Medical for the treatment of severe injuries.
The driver was not reported as injured.
Authorities continue to investigate the crash at this time.
This is one in a series of reports provided by the Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Caffee 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.