Disastrous 2-Vehicle Collision on Interstate 5 Injures Olympia Man [Lacey, WA]

Disastrous 2-Vehicle Collision on Interstate 5 Injures Olympia Man [Lacey, WA]

Seattle Man Involved in Suspected DUI Crash on I-5

(November 06, 2023) On Thursday evening, a 44-year-old Olympia man suffered injuries after a 2-vehicle collision on Interstate 5.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the suspected DUI crash happened around 10:25 p.m. on I-5 near the Marvin Road overpass.

Reports say that a 31-year-old Seattle man was driving a northbound vehicle on I-5 approaching the Marvin Road overpass, when he drove off the road to the left, struck a cable barrier, crashed through the freeway median and collided with a southbound vehicle driven by the Olympia man.

Officials say that the Olympia man suffered injuries and was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia.

Meanwhile, the Seattle man escaped injuries, however, he is now facing a vehicular assault charge because of the suspected DUI.

Authorities are investigating the suspected DUI crash and have not released further details at this time.

Traffic Accident Rate Increases

The increasing crash rate reflects that auto accidents are becoming rampant. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.

As a matter of fact, according to the NHTSA, two out of three motorists will be involved in an accident during their life.

That is why it is vital to contact us if a loved one is involved in a traffic accident.


What Should You Do Following the 2-Vehicle Collision on Interstate 5?

Indeed, driving is essential for many to move about in their lives. It is one of the most dangerous activities we do daily. Consequently, as common as they are, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a vehicle accident like the suspected DUI crash on I-5.

Furthermore, according to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.

Additionally, it is crucial to remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic accident.

Reach Out to Sweet Lawyers

Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases similar to the 2-vehicle collision on Interstate 5, may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.

“Furthermore, we can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference”

Reach out to Sweet Lawyers and talk to our legal experts. A lawyer will exhaust every avenue to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain essential data to help your case.

Call our attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Our hotline is (800) 674 7852.

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