DUI Crash on Dutch Bros Injures People
Spokane, WA (August 21, 2021)– On Friday afternoon, six people suffered injuries in a Fourth Avenue semi-truck crash.
The vehicle crash happened at the intersection with Freya Street.
Responding officers said the truck carrying a Case SV280 excavator collided through nine cars. Then, it also crashed through a coffee shop and an unmanned office space.
Emergency rescuers rushed one of the victims to the hospital with serious injuries.
Luckily, there were no deaths reported in this incident.
Moreover, Spokane Police arrested the driver for suspected DUI.
They are still investigating the Fourth Avenue semi-truck crash.One of the best things we can do as a responsible driver is to avoid being intoxicated when driving.
Prevent Accidents From Happening
Driving is essential for many in order to move about in their lives. However, it is one of the most dangerous activities we do daily. That is because auto accidents are a major public health threat. Traffic accidents are a the number 1 cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
Thus, it is indeed crucial that everyone drives defensively in order to prevent road accidents as much as possible.
Meanwhile, here are some of the things that we can do to practice defensive driving:
First, always drive at a controllable speed.
Then, it is also important not to assume you know the other driver’s intention.
Also, be prepared to positively react to other drivers.
Do not forget to yield at intersections, even if you have right of way.
Most importantly, stay focused on the road. Remove all distractions such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, etc.
Call our attorneys at Sweet Lawyers if you were injured in an accident. Our hotline is (800) 674 7852. You may also check our website and chat with our live agents.