Dodge Pickup Truck Driver Dies in Semi-Truck Crash on Interstate 10
North Bend, WA (January 14, 2021) – On Wednesday, a 26-year-old Dodge pickup truck driver died in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 10.
The fatal accident took place at about 9:30 P.M.
The Dodge driver was driving his pickup truck west in the eastbound lanes of the highway.
A semi-truck driver in the middle of three lanes saw the oncoming vehicle and drifted to the right to avoid the accident. However, the pickup trcuck still struck the second trailer of the semi.
Afterward, it veered into the left lane where it crashed head-on with another vehicle.
Unfortunately, the Dodge driver died at the scene.
On the other hand, the rescuers took the 59-year-old driver of the car he smashed with to a Bellevue hospital. Though, there is no update on his condition.
The semi-truck driver did not sustain injuries from the incident.
Investigators are investigating why the driver was driving the wrong way.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Dealing with a Fatal Vehicle Crash
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
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