Male Pedestrian Dead in Car Crash at Commerce Avenue
Longview, WA (March 04, 2020) –Brian Baker sustained serious injuries in a car accident and passed away at the intersection of Broadway Street and Commerce Avenue on March 4.
According to the initial report during the investigation, Mr. Baker attempted to cross an intersection at Broadway Street and Commerce Avenue at around 1:55 p.m.
Suddenly, an unidentified motorist tragically struck the victim.
Medical help came and brought him to a nearby hospital for treatment. However, he succumbed to his injuries.
The investigators will look further into the details of the accident. Accordingly, the driver could face criminal charges for reckless driving.
This tragic incident reflects the danger that confronts pedestrians everyday.
In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirms that pedestrian fatalities remain high.
It has recorded more than a 3% increase in the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes since 2018.
The perverse actions of a reckless driver can increase the likelihood of traffic collisions.
So, if you are a pedestrian, never assume a driver can see you.
Make eye contact with drivers as they approach to make sure they have noticed you.
And always pay close attention to those around you.
If you or a loved one sustained injuries in a car accident, reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. We have a strong 40 years of experience in the legal field. Thus, we know what it takes to win a case. Our attorneys and legal team have dealt with cases including auto accidents, personal injury, and disability. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation. For your convenience, we are also available through email, text message, and online chat 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.