2 Killed and 1 Injured in Tacoma Traffic Accident on Pacific Avenue South at South 38th Street
TACOMA, WA (January 19, 2023) – Wednesday morning, two people died in a fiery solo crash on Pacific Avenue South at South 38th Street.
The incident happened at around 4:20 a.m. at the intersection of South 38th Street and Pacific Avenue.
According to the Tacoma Police Department, a northbound vehicle collided with a speeding southbound vehicle. Then, the southbound vehicle with three occupants struck a pole and erupted into flames.
Moreover, officers confirmed that two occupants of the southbound vehicle failed to exit the vehicle. As a result, responders declared them both dead at the scene.
Also, a Good Samaritan, Emily Chavez, managed to pull a 15-year-old occupant of the burning vehicle out of the wreckage. Then, the driver of the northbound vehicle sustained minor injuries in the collision.
Furthermore, the fatal crash closed the intersection. No arrests were made as of this time, officers added.
Meanwhile, the incident remained under investigation.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victims.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim 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.
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