Bicycle Rider Dies in Holgate Street Traffic Accident
Seattle, WA (May 12, 2022) On Wednesday, a 73-year-old cyclist was fatally struck by a jeep on 4th Avenue.
According to the Seattle Fire Department (SFD), the fatal collision happened at about 10:30 a.m. near Holgate Street.
Reports say that the jeep was coming out of a parking lot, then upon turning struck the bicycle rider.
Despite the SFD personnel’s quick actions, the man rider died at the scene.
The jeep driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Police are investigating the incident and say that the driver did not show impairment.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased. May the bereaved find peace and strength in this time of sorrow.
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Wahington’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 becoming rampant. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
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