Driver Sustains Injury in Fatal Collision Near Pettet Drive
Spokane, WA (August 05, 2022) – On Thursday, at about 5:10 a.m., a female passenger lost her life in a Downriver Drive solo vehicle crash.
According to the investigators, the driver of the southbound sedan the woman was riding lost control of the vehicle on a curve.
As a result, the vehicle left the roadway near 4400 West Downriver Drive.
The vehicle dropped down to an embankment 40-50 feet and struck a tree near the Spokane River.
Officers say that neither occupant was wearing a seat belt when the accident happened.
The female passenger was partially ejected and died in the collision.
On the other hand, the paramedics took the male driver to the hospital with injuries and has been released.
In the meantime, the authorities are investigating the cause of the fatal collision near Pettet Drive. Officers consider excessive speed as a factor.
Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the loved ones of the person who died in the Downriver Drive solo vehicle crash. May you find courage during this difficult time.
What Can the Bereaved Do?
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in an accident like the collision near Pettet Drive is devastating.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations only. It allows you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid and the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.