Distracted Driver Caused Injuries in Yakima Street Traffic Accident
Yakima, WA (March 29, 2022) On Sunday, a rollover collision on Tieton Drive injuring people was caused by a distracted driver.
The Yakima Police Department (YPD) says that a driver dropped their mobile phone inside their vehicle while driving.
As the driver reached for the phone, their vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a car coming from the opposite direction.
Moreover, the impact of the crash caused a vehicle to roll over.
Officials closed Tieton Drive for several hours due to the investigation and cleanup.
Police say that both motorists sustained minor injuries due to the crash.
When driving, it is important to follow all driving laws and the conditions of the road. If you see any vehicle or driver that looks dangerous, keep your distance. If you see a vehicle weaving in and out of the lanes, following too closely, or traveling at a higher rate of speed, move over a few lanes and get out of their way.
Drive defensively to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.
Traffic Accidents: What Do You Do?
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The most helpful step you can take in response to a vehicle crash like the rollover collision on Tieton Drive is hiring a personal injury attorney.
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