Injuries Reported in Kennewick Auto Accident on State Route 240 and State Route 395
KENNEWICK, WA (November 16, 2021) – Monday morning, Cassandra Welch and a 9-month-old child suffered injuries in a crash on State Route 240.
The single-vehicle incident occurred just after 1:00 a.m. According to reports, 22-year-old Cassandra Welch from West Richland drove east on SR 240, on the ramp to northbound SR 395.
Then, she lost control of her vehicle and went off the road. Afterward, the vehicle hit a Jersey barrier, then crossed all lanes and hit a guardrail.
As a result, Cassandra Welch and a 9-month-old infant both sustained injuries and required hospitalization. Also, officers confirmed that both occupants weren’t wearing seatbelts.
The authorities continue to investigate the cause of the crash. Welch has pending charges.
Dealing with Kennewick Accidents
Accidents can leave you or your passengers severely injured, disfigured, and permanently disabled. Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards.
To avoid being involved in an auto accident, a driver must aim high in steering. Don’t make your steering adjustments based on what is directly in front of you, but rather what is down the road. If the road is winding to the right, for example, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your turns smoother.
Also, the most valuable step you can take in response to the crash on State Route 240 and State Route 395 is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. Also, we are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a similar accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our attorneys will guide you through every step of the way. Also, we are here to assure that you receive the justice and compensation that you deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional.