A Washington auto accident lawyer notes that speed is thought to be a factor in a Washington car crash that sent several to the hospital with injuries ranging in severity. Whenever a negligent driver causes an accident resulting in injuries, whether speeding or otherwise, the injured party can seek compensation with the help of a car accident lawyer.
For more information, contact Attorney Group for Washington today. Our consultations are free, confidential and without any obligation on your part. We can help answer your questions, and if you choose to pursue a claim we can connect you with an affiliated Washington auto accident lawyer who can assist you throughout the legal process.
Investigators Looking into Crash as Possible Felony Vehicular Assault
Speed ranks third as a cause of Washington’s deadly car crashes, and it is again thought to be a factor in a possible felony vehicular assault that left one person in critical condition and several others, including two senior citizens, with injuries. According to the Seattle Times, it is not yet known whether drugs or alcohol were also factors in the collision that occurred along Auburn’s Highway 167, though this will likely be revealed pending further investigation.
According to reports, the car carrying the two seniors was struck by a Mercedes that had crossed lanes while traveling at a high rate of speed. The force of the impact caused the seniors’ car to flip over several times, and both passengers were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment for their injuries. The driver of the Mercedes is still listed in critical condition, and it is not yet known whether he will face criminal charges of civil penalties for his role in the crash.
How a Washington Auto Accident Lawyer Can Help
Drivers or passengers who are injured in car accidents caused by the negligence of another driver, whether that driver was speeding or is otherwise at fault, may be entitled to compensation for damages resulting from their injuries, including:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of income or ability to work
- Pain, suffering, and mental anguish resulting from an injury
The families of those killed may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.
The Time You Have to Pursue a Claim is Limited. Contact Us Today.
For more information about your options after an auto accident, contact Attorney Group for Washington. You can fill out the form on this page or contact us by phone or email.
After you contact us, an attorney will follow up to answer questions that you might have. There is no cost or obligation to speak with us, and any information you provide will be kept confidential.
Please note that the law limits the time you have to pursue a claim or file a lawsuit for an injury. If you think you have a case, you should not delay taking action.