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High speed car accident injures 2, kills 1 in Washington

Individuals who operate a vehicle at excessive speeds are inherently less capable or reacting to a variety of driving scenarios. Similar forms of negligence also increase the chances that a major collision may occur and accidents that take place at a high rate of speed can have devastating results. Two people suffered injuries and another person was killed during a recent car accident involving similar circumstances in Washington.

Law enforcement agents say the crash occurred at around 9 p.m. on a recent Sunday. According to reports, the driver of a southbound car was traveling at a high rate of speed when he encountered a vehicle whose driver was attempting to navigate a left turn. The car reportedly collided with the second vehicle shortly thereafter, and police advised that the driver who caused the crash chose to flee the scene on foot, leaving an injured passenger behind in the process.

Taking steps to protect one's financial future during a divorce

Many individuals in Washington and across the nation may feel that maintaining a healthy financial future is an essential part of life. When facing a divorce, one may have concerns over how the outcome of the process will affect this aspect of life. Those who are facing the end of a marriage could benefit from seeking advice on how best to approach the financial aspects of divorce, as entering the process with a strategy in hand could prove imperative.

When facing a divorce, one of the first steps for a person to take could include gaining a better understanding of the process of property division. Dividing marital assets can be a complex process and understanding the true value of each asset prior to entering negotiations could prove vital to making informed choices. One asset that might prove a significant concern during this period is the family home and knowing the possible financial ramifications of each option concerning the home before deciding on a path could be vital.

Car accident involving impairment injures 3, kills 1

Individuals who choose to operate a vehicle while under the influence not only risk placing their own safety on the line, but they may also endanger the well-being of others nearby. Even passengers who are riding with an impaired driver may have little to no control over what takes place, and they may suffer the consequences should an accident occur. A recent car accident involving a suspected drunk driver in Washington has left three individuals with serious injuries and claimed the life of the driver.

The accident is said to have taken place just before 1:30 a.m. on a recent Tuesday. Initial investigations indicate that the occupants of the vehicle had recently left the scene of a social gathering when the driver lost control and crashed the vehicle. Police advised that three passengers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries, while the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Several injured in car accident after vehicle veers onto sidewalk

Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians can have cataclysmic outcomes. When a vehicle drifts onto a sidewalk, those nearby may find it nearly impossible to react in time to move out of harm's way. A recent car accident in which a vehicle veered onto a sidewalk in Washington has reportedly left several individuals in the hospital with injuries and left the driver facing multiple criminal charges.

According to reports, the accident occurred just after 3 p.m. on a recent Sunday. Initial investigations indicate that the driver of an eastbound car struck a child after crossing onto the sidewalk while attempting to pass another vehicle. The car then proceeded to veer back into the lanes of traffic and collide with a second vehicle before crashing into a nearby utility pole.

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.