Ambulance Responds to Traffic Collision in Stevens County
Stevens County, WA (March 1, 2023) – On Monday night, a driver sustained injuries following a big rig crash on Highway 395.
The traffic mishap unfolded at about 9 p.m. 3 miles north of Colville.
The driver, whose vehicle and gender was not specified, incurred non-life-threatening injuries to their lower extremities. The big rig driver, on the other hand, was not injured in the accident.
Meanwhile, responding officers closed the freeway until 1:30 a.m. on Sunday as they investigated the traffic collision in Stevens County.
Seat belts reduce the risk of death by 45%, and decrease the risk of serious injury by 50%. That is why we urge everyone to buckle up before we drive.
ACCIDENTS WHILE ON THE ROAD
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has a plan titled “Target Zero”, with the goal of decreasing deaths and serious injuries on Washington’s roadways to zero by 2030. Despite this, accidents statewide continue to take the lives of hundreds each year.
2021 was the deadliest year on the road that the state of Washington had seen for fifteen years. As a matter of fact, Seattle had 30 traffic deaths that year, a 16-year-high, and 11 fatal injuries in the first five months of 2022, according to a Seattle Department of Transportation report.
Traffic mishaps like the crash on Highway 395 are a major public health threat and a leading cause of death for people ages 5-64. Therefore, we must know what to do if in case we encounter traffic accidents.
To suffer from pain and difficulties because of other people’s negligence is a big no to us. That is why we encourage you to contact us in the event of an accident similar to the Yelm traffic accident.
Sweet Lawyers’ personal injury attorneys will find the most favorable possible outcome for our clients. We will achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family truly deserve.
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