Two Separate Car Crashes on I-5 Affected Traffic
Bellingham, WA (June 14, 2020) – On June 12, Friday afternoon, two separate car crashes on I-5 affected the traffic flow.
A collision impacted both northbound lanes, south of the Sunset Drive exit at around 1:25 pm.
While three minutes later, another crash happened on the southbound of I-5 near the Meridian Street exit.
The collision near Sunset Drive was cleared at around 1:50 p.m., says the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Twitter account.
Traffic was flowing smoothly in the area by 2 p.m. while the southbound lanes were experiencing stop-and-go flow.
Finally, traffic was back to normal on both I-5 north and southbound lanes by 2:30 p.m.
Obey speed limits. When driving, it is always important to stick to the posted speed limit.
What to Do in Case of Road Accident
While driving is essential for many in order to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous activities performed daily. In addition, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
Thus, it is crucial that everyone remain calm in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
Here are some things that we need to remember in case of an auto accident:
-Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
-Next, get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
-Also, collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident, pictures/videos of vehicles involved, documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence.
-Then, file a police report or incident report by calling 911.
-Finally, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers
You can seek help from the expert attorneys at Sweet Lawyers when involved in a serious road and auto accident. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. Also, we know what it takes to win your case. We will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.