Woman, two children injured in Federal Way accident
Posted on Sunday, July 12th, 2020 at 10:15 pm
FEDERAL WAY, WA – A woman and two children were injured in an accident today that was possibly caused by reckless driving.
According to KOMO News, the accident happened when the suspect, a 21-year-old man, apparently ran a red light. He T-boned the side of another car, sending its driver, a woman in her 30s, to the hospital in critical condition. Two girls, ages 5 and 11, were also taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor wounds.
The crash occurred in the 34400 block of Pacific Highway South at around 1 p.m. and resulted in the closure of the highway from 16th Avenue to South 348th Street for cleanup and investigation.
According to the report, the suspect was driving recklessly when the accident happened. He has been taken into police custody for vehicular assault. Authorities say that they do not believe the driver was intoxicated.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers 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 car 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.