3 People Hurt in Fiery Rear-End Collision on I-90
Preston, WA (August 4, 2023) On Wednesday afternoon, a 2-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 led to 3 people being taken to the hospital.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the fiery rear-end collision happened west of Preston-Fall City Road Southeast, near milepost 21.
Reports say that a vehicle rear-ended another vehicle stopped to avoid debris on the roadway. Both cars caught fire due to the collision.
Officials say that the fire from the collision ignited a brushfire.
Medics rushed 3 people to the hospital, the patients suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
WSP is investigating the rear-end collision and has not released further details about the incident.
Some Safety Driving Tips
Yield right of way. It is important to understand the right of way. Be sure to yield to drivers who have the right of way. However, it is safe to never assume that all drivers know the rules. Only proceed when it is safe to do so.
Most importantly, let us also be mindful to never drink and drive.
Know What To Do: 2-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 90
Indeed, driving is essential for many in order 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 car crash like the 2-vehicle crash on Interstate 90.
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.
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases 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 have the ability to 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.