Injuries Reported in Edmonds Pedestrian Accident on 220th Street and 80th Avenue
EDMONDS, WA (April 24, 2022) – Friday afternoon, two juveniles suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash on 220th Street and 80th Avenue.
The incident occurred at about 3:00 p.m. on 220th Street SW and 80th Avenue W.
According to reports, an adult woman, a child, a 15-year-old girl, and a 3-year-old boy crossed the intersection in a crosswalk. Then, a 61-year-old Mountlake Terrace woman driving a car hit them. After the crash, the driver stopped and cooperated with the authorities.
Moreover, authorities ruled out drugs and alcohol as factors in the crash. However, officers continue to investigate whether the driver was speeding or distracted.
Then, responders took the 15-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy to Harborview Medical Center. Eventually, the hospital discharged the girl. Meanwhile, the toddler remained in the ICU in critical but stable condition.
Also, the other two pedestrians didn’t require hospitalization.
Due to the crash, the authorities shut down the road for several hours during the investigation.
Accidents can leave you or your passengers severely injured, disfigured, and permanently disabled. Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards.
Dealing with Edmonds Accidents
To avoid being involved in an auto accident, a driver must aim high in steering. Don’t make your steering adjustments based on what is directly in front of you, but rather on what is down the road. If the road is winding to the right, for example, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your turns smoother.
Also, the most valuable step you can take in response to a crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. Also, we are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a similar accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our attorneys will guide you through every step of the way. Also, we are here to assure that you receive the justice and compensation that you deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional.