1 Dead in Arlington Pedestrian Crash on 236th Street
ARLINGTON, WA (August 5, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, a pedestrian died in a hit-and-run accident on 236th Street.
The hit-and-run crash occurred just after 3:00 a.m. in the 2000 block of 236th Street NE.
Courtney O’Keefe with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said that deputies and medics responded and found a 44-year-old Marysville man deceased at the scene.
According to some witnesses, the involved car was an SUV that was driving west on 236th Street NE. Meanwhile, the victim wore an orange construction-type hoodie and camouflage shorts. Moreover, the deputies suspect that the car struck the victim in the westbound lane.
Due to the crash, the authorities shut down an eight-block stretch of 236th Street for the investigation.
“If anyone saw this individual walking on 236th Street NE around 3 a.m. today, believes they may have struck this individual while driving, or has any information regarding this incident, please call 911 or the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 425-388-3845,” O’Keefe added.
With heavy hearts, we send our sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
Pedestrian Accidents in Washington
As the public moves to spend their limited time outside, the danger of those on foot increases.
Indeed, a surge in accidents involving individuals continues in the U.S.
A pedestrian accident is an accident in which a person on foot is struck by a vehicle.
Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers said, “Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see and they also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners.”
If you have lost a family member in a tragic pedestrian accident, reach out to our team of seasoned and highly qualified wrongful death lawyers. During this time, there are many questions and legal decisions that need to be made. Furthermore, our litigators at the Sweet Lawyers understand your situation. We can help provide you with unmatched legal representation. Moreover, our goal is to help the families of victims acquire justice and the maximum settlement. For more details, call our hotline today at (800) 674 7852.