Mason County 2-Vehicle Wreck Caused by Reckless Driving
Mason County, WA (August 3, 2023, 2023) On Monday afternoon, an 85-year-old woman and her 75-year-old male passenger were hospitalized after a 2-vehicle crash on State route 3.
According to Washington State Patrol (WSP), the 2-vehicle wreck happened around 12:40 p.m. on state Route 3, east of Hood Canal.
Reports say that southbound vehicle, driven by the 85-year-old woman failed to yield to traffic and swerved into the northbound lane colliding with a northbound vehicle, driven by a 65-year-old man from Montana.
Officials say that the 85-year-old female driver and her 75-year-old male passenger, both from Neah Bay, suffered injuries. The woman was taken to St. Michael Medical Center in Kitsap County, while her passenger was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Meanwhile, the Montana man escaped injuries.
WSP is investigating the 2-vehicle wreck.
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 State Route 3
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 State route 3.
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.