Pedestrian Killed in Ridgefield Accident on Interstate 5
RIDGEFIELD, WA (February 24, 2021) – Tuesday morning, at least one person died in a pedestrian crash on Interstate 5.
According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the incident involved a pedestrian and a vehicle. Moreover, it happened at around 3:08 a.m. on Interstate 5.
Meanwhile, responding troopers blocked the scene to give way to the investigation.
Furthermore, it is still unknown as to how many died in the crash, WSP said.
Also, authorities asked everyone to avoid the area and find an alternate route.
All southbound lanes were reopened as of 7:00 a.m.
Furthermore, authorities released no further details regarding the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Washington
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Moreover, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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