DOT Driver Hurt in Bothell Auto Accident on Interstate 405 and State Route 527
BOTHELL, WA (May 27, 2021) – Wednesday morning, two people suffered injuries in a DUI crash on Interstate 405 and State Route 527.
According to reports, the troopers and medics responded to the scene at about 10:00 a.m. Moreover, it happened in the northbound lanes of Interstate 405, south of State Route 527.
The suspected DUI driver reportedly crashed into a state Department of Transportation truck. As a result, responders transported the alleged DUI driver and the DOT driver to Harborview Medical Center. Both of them were listed in serious condition.
Meanwhile, the Washington State Patrol said that the causing driver will be arrested for a DUI investigation upon release from the hospital.
Moreover, a preliminary investigation revealed that the DOT truck responded to an earlier crash. It had closed a lane with orange traffic cones. Then, the causing driver crashed through the cones and struck the DOT truck.
Due to the limited information available, the crash remains under active investigation.
Moving Forward in a DUI Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a DUI accident.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Bothell accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you are involved in a dangerous DUI accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.