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2 injured, 1 killed in recent car accident in Washington

While dealing with the fallout of a collision can be a stressful process, leaving the scene of a crash is never advisable. Such an act is not only unlawful, but it may also increase the chances that other injured parties may go without much-needed medical attention for extended periods. Two individuals suffered injuries and a 13-year-old girl was killed in a recent car accident in Washington.

According to reports, the accident took place at around 10 p.m. on a recent Sunday. Police advised that initial investigations indicate the crash occurred after the driver of an eastbound car crossed the median and continued to travel in westbound lanes. The car struck another vehicle shortly thereafter and the impact of the crash reportedly forced the car to erupt into flames.

1 injured after being pinned beneath truck in recent car accident

A collision can take place in the blink of an eye and the sometimes fallout of a crash may also leave others nearby at risk. Individuals who are walking or waiting on a nearby sidewalk may find it difficult, if not impossible to move out of the way of a fast-moving vehicle that veers or is shoved off the road. A 27-year-old woman who was waiting at a bus stop in Washington was reportedly hospitalized with serious injuries after a nearby car accident left her pinned beneath a truck.

Authorities advised that the accident took place just after 4 p.m. on a recent Wednesday as the driver of a truck was attempting to make a left turn. According to reports, the driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic and pulled into the path of a nearby vehicle, subsequently causing a collision to occur. The impact of the crash forced the truck onto a nearby sidewalk, where it came to a rest on top of a woman who was waiting at a bus stop.

Impairment suspected in car accident that injures 1, kills 1

Attempting to flee a traffic stop can be a dangerous decision and the events that take place during a police pursuit could place the safety of everyone nearby at risk. Motor vehicle accidents that occur during a high-speed pursuit run the unfortunate chance of having catastrophic consequences. One person was killed and another suffered injuries following a recent car accident involving a suspected drunk driver in Washington.

Police advised that the incident began after they received reports of a possible drunk driver on a recent Saturday afternoon. Upon locating the vehicle, officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop and say that the driver subsequently began to flee. They claim the driver was exhibiting reckless behavior and operating at excessive speeds even after the pursuit was called off for safety reasons.

1 killed, 1 injured in car accident after vehicle drifts off road

Individuals who do a great deal of their traveling via sidewalks may find it advisable to have constant awareness of nearby vehicles. However, should a vehicle veer off road and onto a sidewalk, nearby pedestrians may find it nearly impossible to react in time to avoid a potential disaster. One person has died and another suffered injuries in a recent car accident in which a vehicle crossed onto a sidewalk before slamming into a nearby home in Washington.

Law enforcement agents responded to reports of the accident at around 6:15 p.m. on a recent Thursday. According to reports, the incident occurred when for unknown reasons, the driver of a vehicle lost control and the vehicle drifted onto a nearby sidewalk. It reportedly struck a nearby pedestrian and proceeded to carry her on its hood before eventually slamming into the garage of a nearby home.

3 injured in car accident after vehicle crosses onto sidewalk

Sidewalks are intended to be a safe place for pedestrians to travel to and from their destinations. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case, and when a vehicle leaves the road and crosses onto a sidewalk, the safely and well-being of nearby pedestrians could be placed a serious risk in the process. As many as three individuals suffered injuries after they were struck by a suspected drunk driver during a recent car accident in Washington.

According to reports, the accident took place on a recent Saturday evening as the driver of a vehicle was exiting a driveway. Initial investigations indicate that upon attempting to enter the road, the vehicle proceeded to slam into the side of several parked cars before crossing onto a nearby sidewalk. He reportedly struck three pedestrians shortly thereafter, one of whom was a child.

Car accident in Washington injures 2, kills 1

Attempting to pass another vehicle on a two-lane road can be hazardous, especially at night or in areas where vision is obscured. Those who make a similar maneuver may leave others nearby scrambling to react to such a negligent decision, and the fallout of a subsequent collision could have disastrous consequences. A recent car accident involving such a maneuver has left two individuals with injuries and claimed the life of another in Washington.

Police responded to reports of the crash at around 11:20 p.m. on a recent Saturday. Initial investigations indicate the accident occurred when the driver of an eastbound car suddenly decided to shift into the opposite lane and pass another car. After attempting to re-enter eastbound lanes, the car clipped a nearby vehicle before spinning out of control and crashing into a third vehicle.

Concerns for those going through a divorce at retirement age

Going through the end of a marriage can be a stressful and intimidating process under any circumstance. However, the potential concerns a person in Washington may have about the process of divorce may alter depending on his or her age. For instance, there are certain issues that may be unique to those who are going through a divorce as they also prepare to enter retirement.

For individuals who are going through a divorce late in life, the division of assets could prove to be one of the most vital aspects of divorce. One reason this could be a concern for many pertains to the fact that those entering this stage in life are also confronted with the prospect of living on a fixed budget. With the likelihood of experiencing a reduction in the ability to earn additional income, the concept of dividing assets and retirement savings could prove intimidating.

Unsafe passing leads to car accident that kills 1, injures 1

Attempting to pass another vehicle while traveling on a two-lane road can be dangerous under any circumstance. Those who make such a maneuver may leave other drivers with little time to react and avoid collision, and the results of a similar accident could prove cataclysmic. A man has died and another person suffered severe injuries following a recent car accident that took place in Washington.

The accident reportedly took place on a recent Friday afternoon as the driver of a southbound vehicle attempted to pass another car on a local state route. According to reports, after this vehicle entered northbound lanes, an oncoming truck attempted to swerve out of its way but was sideswiped in the process. The first vehicle proceeded to hit a third vehicle head-on and then sideswiped another before eventually coming to a stop.

1 killed, 2 injured in car accident in Washington

A motor vehicle accident can take place in the blink of an eye and each collision has the unfortunate chance of placing the safety of everyone involved at risk. Those who suffer serious injuries in a car accident may find themselves facing extensive medical expenses and a need to take time off work for recovery, which can lead to substantial financial hardships. A 63-year-old man died and two others were injured during a multiple-vehicle accident that recently took place in Washington.

Law enforcement agents say that the incident occurred on a recent Sunday evening as the driver of a westbound truck suddenly crossed into oncoming lanes of traffic. According to reports, the truck rear-ended a nearby car before striking a third vehicle head-on. Although the driver of the car was not harmed in the crash, both occupants in the third vehicle suffered injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

7 injured in car accident involving suspected drunk driver

Driving while under the influence of alcohol can be a hazardous decision, and such an act may become even more dangerous during times of adverse weather. Those who choose to operate a vehicle while impaired may place the safety of others at risk in the process. Up to seven individuals suffered injuries in a recent car accident involving a suspected drunk driver that took place during snowy weather conditions in Washington.

The incident reportedly occurred on a recent Sunday morning during times of adverse weather conditions. According to reports, the accident began when a driver suddenly slammed into a nearby snow plow. The impact of the initial collision pushed the first vehicle into an oncoming lane, where it collided with a third vehicle head-on, and a fourth vehicle was reportedly struck by debris from the crash.