Man Struck on Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA (January 01, 2022)– On Friday, a 25-year-old man sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Tacoma Avenue South.
The authorities responded to the crash scene at about 8:30 p.m. at the intersection with South 38th Street.
Responding officers rushed the man to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries, while the involved driver fled the crash scene right after the accident.
Please contact 911 if you witnessed this incident.
Start by inspecting your vehicle’s headlights and turn signals, be sure that both front and rear headlamps are working properly and visible enough a couple of yards away.
Also, take a reading of your tire pressure and make sure you maintain the recommended maximum. While at it, take a peek under your vehicle and ensure there are no loose objects or leaks.
Most importantly, stay focused while on the road. Remove all distractions that could cause accidents such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, etc.
Injuries in Hit-and-Run Crash
Washington’s road accident rate continues to increase, rather than decrease, despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models.
The increasing crash rate reflects that auto accidents are a major public health threat. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
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