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Head-on collision causes personal injury to 4 people; 2 killed

Over the last few decades, Washington residents have, no doubt, heard the proliferation of warnings about the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol. Nevertheless, for whatever reason, some people continue to make the reckless decision to get behind the wheel of their vehicle after they have had a few drinks. Police believe this was the case when a man driving a pickup truck collided head-on with another vehicle, causing personal injury to four of its occupants; two of those people died in the crash.

Chain reaction car accident injures 1 in Washington

When drivers fail to adhere to red lights or stop signs prior to crossing into an intersection, they could place the well-being of everyone nearby at risk. Motor vehicle accident involving similar scenarios can have disastrous results that could leave those involved with life-altering injuries, or worse. One person was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries following a recent car accident in Washington.

Car accident: Several injured after vehicle crashes into store

While attempting to check off their holiday shopping lists, many individuals may give little thought to their safety while within the walls of a store. Should a driver lose control and crash into the building, these walls might do little to protect those inside from harm. A recent car accident in which a vehicle crashed into a store in Washington has reportedly left 11 individuals with injuries, three of whom are in critical condition.

Car accident involving impaired driver injures 2, kills 2

As vision plays an integral role in the operation of a vehicle, drivers who close their eyes for even a moment run the risk of creating an unfortunate scenario. In this moment, a vehicle could veer off course and into the path of others nearby. A recent car accident in which a vehicle ran off the road and struck four pedestrians in Washington left two individuals with injuries and claimed the lives of two others.

5 injured in car accident involving distracted driver

In the time it takes to look down and change a radio station or grab an item from the passenger seat, a vehicle can travel several hundred feet in an unknown direction. Once a vehicle veers off course, it can become increasingly difficult to safely navigate back into the correct lane of traffic. One person is reportedly facing negligent driving charges following a recent car accident that left five people with injuries in Washington.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.