Driver Killed in University Place Auto Accident on 35th Street
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA (December 21, 2020) – On Sunday, a 19-year-old female died in a two-vehicle crash on 6700 Block of 35th Street.
According to authorities, the incident occurred at around 1:00 a.m., at the 6700 block of 35th Street West in University Place.
Responders found a blue Mazda 3 with heavy damage on the side of the road. Then, paramedics pronounced the driver, a 19-year-old female dead at the scene.
Furthermore, officers found an unoccupied Cadillac STS with heavy damage east of the Mazda. A single shoe was found inside the vehicle as well as evidence that the suspect driver sustained injuries in the crash before leaving on foot.
Afterward, authorities contacted the owner of the abandoned vehicle and learned that the owner’s son was at an area hospital with injuries. Deputies rushed to the hospital and matched the shoe found at the vehicle to the suspected driver.
Also, authorities obtained a blood draw search warrant for the 17-year-old male suspect.
Moreover, the incident is under active investigation.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning the heartbreaking loss of the victim who passed in the auto crash on 6700 Block of 35th Street.
What To Do If Involved in Similar Accident
In a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss can seem unimaginable. However, it’s crucial to consider that the family of the victim is entitled to significant compensation via a wrongful death claim.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys and attempting to obtain police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Turning to an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind. You will also have someone to make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served.
Losing a loved one can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our lawyers are here to guide you during your legal battle. We will help you acquire the justice and compensation needed to cover any financial hardships. Sweet Lawyers are no stranger to wrongful death cases. Thus, for a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.