1 Dead and 1 Injured in Bellingham Auto Accident on Interstate 5 near Lake Samish Drive
BELLINGHAM, WA (December 22, 2021) – Tuesday morning, a person died in a rollover crash on Interstate 5 near Lake Samish Drive.
The incident occurred at around 6:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the N Lake Samish Drive interchange.
Reports confirmed that there were “extremely icy” conditions with several non-injury collisions encountered in the backup.
The incident caused a traffic backup in the southbound lanes extended 5 miles to the north of the Old Fairhaven Parkway (SR11) interchange.
By 7:00 a.m., WAP advised motorists of multiple crashes in both the northbound and southbound lanes in the area.
Meanwhile, WSP Trooper Jacob Kennett confirmed that one person died at PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center. Moreover, the victim was an occupant of a vehicle that had rolled in a crash. Then, another vehicle struck the victim while standing outside their vehicle.
Then, responders took another patient with non-life-threatening injuries from the initial rollover crash.
With heavy hearts, Sweet Lawyers sends our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
Moving Forward From a Fatal Crash in Bellingham WA
The loss of a family member is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Filing a wrongful death claim after the crash on Interstate 5 near Lake Samish Drive will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar vehicle accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. Moreover, with our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Thus, for more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.