Washington State Patrol Investigates 2-Vehicle Wrong-Way Crash on C Street
Auburn, WA (June 26, 2023) On Saturday afternoon, a motorcyclist was airlifted after a hit-and-run accident on State Route 18.
According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), a 2-vehicle wrong-way crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on SR-18 to C Street.
Reports say that a beige sedan driving in the wrong lane collided with a motorcycle. The crash caused the rider severe leg injury and rescuers found the motorcyclist on the ground.
Medics airlifted the rider to Harborview Medical Center. Authorities have not released further details about the incident.
WSP is searching for the suspect driver and vehicle who remains at large.
Always Drive Safely
Officials advised motorists to always drive defensively to avoid getting into accidents like the hit-and-run accident on State Route 18 and maintain their safety on the road.
There are multiple ways of keeping yourself safe on the road. But there are key concepts to keep in mind to ensure you are helping yourself and your community.
First, avoid distractions while driving (i.e. Using your mobile phones). Next, is avoiding drinking and driving, a high percentage of accidents due to DUI.
Then, wear your seat belts. Lastly, keep your speed at the minimum level and ensure you are not exceeding the speed limit. There are more safety tips, these are just simple things you can always remember to ensure your safety on the road.
Know Who Can Help
Roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings. It is crucial that everyone remain calm in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision similar to the hit-and-run accident on State Route 18.
Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney who has handled many auto accidents, wants to let those injured in a traffic accident know that it is important to have an independent investigation to protect your rights better. Hiring the right firm, who has the resources to spend, can make all the difference between getting justice for a client.
We at Sweet Lawyers have over 40 years of legal expertise. Our expert lawyers have handled different cases of road accidents. You may call us at (800) 674 7852. Or you can visit our website at Sweetlaw.com and check out how we can help you and reach us.