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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.

Head-on car accident in Washington leaves 9 with injuries

Being involved in a major collision can be a stressful and scary experience. Unfortunately, a collision can take place at any give moment and under a variety of circumstances, and the fallout of the incident could leave one or more of those involved with serious injuries. As many as nine individuals were injured in a recent car accident after a driver crossed the center line and struck another vehicle in Washington.

According to reports, the accident took place on a recent Sunday afternoon when the driver of a southbound van lost control of his vehicle and entered an oncoming lane of traffic. The van proceeded to strike a second vehicle head-on soon thereafter. The driver of a third vehicle was reportedly unable to react in time to avoid the collision and his vehicle also collided with the van.

Changes in life may prompt a need to modify a child support order

A change in circumstance can affect a person's ability to keep up with a variety of financial obligations. For some individuals, this change may prompt little more than a need to cut down on expenses and form a budget. However, for individuals in Washington with an existing child support order in place, such a change could bring about a need to pursue modifications to the original agreement.

There are a variety of changes in life that can alter one's financial stability. For instance, loss of employment or the onset of a major medical condition can have a substantial impact on one's finances. These are just examples of scenarios in which a person could become incapable of making the required monthly support payments, and those who encounter a similar circumstance may be left in search of advice on their available options.

1 arrested after high-speed car accident proves fatal

While every motor vehicle accident has the chance of ending in disaster, those that take place at high speeds run a greater risk of proving harmful, or even fatal. Individuals who encounter a speeding driver may also be left with little time to respond and react to such negligent behavior. One man has been arrested following a high-speed car accident that killed another man in Washington.

According to authorities, the incident took place on a recent Sunday at around 3:45 p.m. Initial investigations indicate that a man was driving his car north at a high rate of speed when he lost control and slammed into a parked car. His vehicle then proceeded to strike another vehicle, causing the other driver to suffer serious injuries and become trapped within his vehicle.

Car accident involving impaired driver injures 3 in Washington

The influence of alcohol can have a substantial impact on a person's ability to drive. Those who choose to operate a vehicle while impaired are inherently less capable of handling a variety of driving scenarios, and accidents involving drunk drivers run the unfortunate risk of having cataclysmic consequences. A recent car accident involving a suspected drunk driver has left three individuals with severe injuries in Washington.

Law enforcement agents advised the accident took place at just before 8 a.m. on a recent Wednesday. Initial investigations suggest a driver lost control of her car and veered into oncoming lanes before hitting a nearby truck head-on. Emergency responders state that two individuals became trapped within a vehicle in the process, and they assert that as many as three were taken to a medical facility for treatment shortly thereafter.