1 Hospitalized in Burlington Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 5 near Highway 20
BURLINGTON, WA (April 22, 2021) – On Wednesday, a person sustained injuries in a pedestrian crash on Interstate 5 near Highway 20.
According to State Patrol Trooper Rocky Oliphant, the incident happened at around 8:00 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on Interstate 5 near Highway 20.
Reports revealed that a vehicle struck the victim as it jumped in and out of traffic.
Moreover, responders transported the victim to Skagit Valley Hospital with unknown injuries.
At this time, additional information about the incident remains unavailable.
Thus, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a Washington pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional. Also, you may reach us 24/7.