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3 injured in car accident involving dangerous maneuver

Even in emergency situations, crossing into and traveling along the shoulder of the road can be a hazardous decision. Nearby drivers may not expect to encounter such a maneuver and they might not be prepared to react should the vehicle attempt to drift back into the lanes of traffic. As many as three individuals suffered injuries during a recent car accident involving similar circumstances in Washington.

Law enforcement agents say they responded to reports of the crash on a recent Thursday morning. While many of the details surrounding the incident remain unclear, police have advised that the driver who caused the crash was traveling on the shoulder of the road at a high rate of speed. The driver's actions reportedly prompted a chain reaction collision involving as many as five vehicles.

Using caution when posting on social media during a divorce

It may come as no surprise that going through the end of a marriage can be a stressful experience. Those who encounter a similar life change might not always be aware of how the decisions they make during this time could influence the outcome of the process. For instance, individuals in Washington who are facing a divorce may find it advisable to take care with what they post on social media outlets.

Upon entering a new relationship, many individuals may wish to share their newly found joy with their family and friends by making it official via social media. However, those who are going through a divorce may find it helpful to hold off on publishing such information until the process is finalized. Studies indicate that the public release of similar types of information could create increased levels of tension that may only act to further complicate the situation.

1 injured in car accident after driver runs red light

When it comes to intersections, the protections provided by stop signs and traffic lights may have little effect in the presence of negligence. Those who fail to adhere to traffic laws inherently increase the risk of a dangerous collision, and accidents that occur in intersections can have cataclysmic consequences. A recent car accident involving similar circumstances has left a woman in the hospital with serious injuries in Washington.

According to police, the collision occurred at around 2:15 p.m. on a recent Thursday. Initial investigations indicate that for reasons unknown, the driver of an eastbound vehicle failed to stop for a red light upon approaching an intersection. Police advised that this vehicle proceeded to cross into the path of and collide with a second vehicle that was making a left turn across the intersection.

1 killed in car accident involving stolen vehicle in Washington

A 44-year-old man has reportedly died in a head-on crash after the driver of a stolen vehicle crossed into the oncoming lanes of traffic in Washington. Losing a loved one in a car accident can be a harrowing experience, especially when the loss comes at the hands of another person's negligent decisions. Those who encounter loss under similar circumstances may wish to exercise their rights to seek accountability, but they might need guidance in understanding their available legal options.

Law enforcement agents say they responded to reports of the incident just before 8 a.m. on a recent Monday. According to reports, the accident occurred when the driver of a stolen vehicle suddenly crossed through the median and collided head-on with an oncoming pickup truck. The driver of the truck reportedly suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

1 killed, 1 injured in car accident involving reckless driver

Those who operate a vehicle at a high rate of speed are inherently less capable of reacting to a variety of driving scenarios. Similar acts of negligence increase the risk a major collision could take place and incidents that occur at high speeds can have catastrophic results. One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries in a recent car accident that took place under similar circumstances in Washington.

The collision reportedly occurred on a recent Friday morning as the driver of a motorcycle was traveling northbound at an excessive rate of speed. For reasons that remain unclear, this person suddenly shifted into oncoming lanes and struck a second vehicle head-on. The man was ejected from the bike in the process and although he was rushed to a hospital for treatment, he passed away shortly after arriving at the facility.

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.