Person Hospitalized after Vehicle Collides with Building near South Tacoma Way
LAKEWOOD, WA (May 11, 2019) – One person was seriously injured Saturday evening after a car crashed into a building on Durango Street.
According to West Pierce Fire officials, the incident happened near South Tacoma Way, at about 8:40 PM. Witnesses saw a vehicle speeding down Durango before losing control and crashing into a building.
After a long extrication process, emergency responders transported the driver to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Further updates about the victim’s current condition were not provided. Meanwhile, a passenger did not sustain injuries in the crash.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to cooperate with investigators as soon as possible. Additional details will be released once they become available.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
If you have suffered serious injuries or property damage in a car crash, reach out to the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. With over 40 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Call our offices today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, you can also reach us through email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Day and night, we will fight to help you achieve the compensation you deserve.