71-Year-Old Man Killed by Vehicle in Pedestrian Accident on 160th Street East
Puyallup, WA (January 03, 2021) – On Friday, a fatal pedestrian accident on 160th street took the life of a 71-year-old man who tried to help a woman his car bumped.
According to the sheriff’s report, around 5 p.m. the 71-year-old driver bumped into a woman pushing a stroller.
Then he pulls over to extend help to the woman, as he was trying to cross, that is when he was struck by a car.
Rescuers took the victim to a hospital, where he died.
Moreover, authorities say the roadway was bleak and it was raining at the time of the accident.
Furthermore, the driver did not leave and speed and impairment were not a factor for the crash.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family of the victim. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
What Can a Family Do?
In a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss can seem unimaginable. However, it’s crucial to consider that the family of the victim is entitled to significant compensation via a wrongful death claim.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys and attempting to obtain police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, an attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Turning to an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind. Moreover, they will ensure that your rights are respected and that justice is served.
Losing a loved one can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our lawyers are here to guide you during your legal battle. We will help you acquire the restitution needed to cover any financial hardships. Sweet Lawyers are no stranger to wrongful death cases. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7854.