Violent Hit-and-Run Crash on West Sprague Avenue Injures Pedestrian [Spokane, WA]

Violent Hit-and-Run Crash on West Sprague Avenue Injures Pedestrian [Spokane, WA]

SPD Searching Suspect in Brutal Auto-Pedestrian Crash on Sprague Avenue

Spokane, WA (November 03, 2023) On Saturday, October 21, a pedestrian is fighting for their life after a hit-and-run crash on West Sprague Avenue.

According to the Spokane Police Department (SPD), the auto-pedestrian crash happened at about 12:30 a.m. near the 700 block of West Sprague Avenue.

Reports say that pedestrian sitting on the roadway near the intersection was struck by a vehicle, then the victim was pinned under the vehicle and was dragged for a significant distance.

Officials say that the vehicle fled the scene without stopping to render aid to the seriously hurt pedestrian. Meanwhile, the victim suffered critical injuries and is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Authorities are searching for he suspect driver, described as a younger white female, possibly with glasses, and vehicle described as a silver, newer model Honda Civic sedan with no front plate and may have damage to the lower area of the front bumper.

Police are investigating the brutal auto-pedestrian crash.

Know the Traffic Rules

It is important to understand the right of way. Be sure to yield to drivers who have the right of way. However, it is safe to never assume that all drivers know the rules. Only proceed when it is safe to do so.

Most importantly, let us also be mindful to never drink and drive.


Hit-and-Run Crash on West Sprague Avenue Results in Major Injuries

Indeed, driving is essential for many in order to move about in their lives. It is one of the most dangerous activities we do daily. Consequently, as common as they are, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a traffic crash like the hit-and-run crash on West Sprague Avenue.

Furthermore, according to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.

Additionally, it is crucial to remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic accident.

Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.

“Furthermore, we have the ability to secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference”

Reach out to Sweet Lawyers and talk to our legal experts. A lawyer will exhaust every avenue to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain essential data to help your case.

Call our attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Our hotline is (800) 674 7852.

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