60-Year-Old Allyn Woman Involved in Truck-motorcycle Crash on SR3
Belfair, WA (May 28, 2023) On Friday evening, a 2-vehicle accident on Highway 3 sent a 78-year-old Shelton man to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), that the truck-motorcycle crash happened around 5:30 p.m. on SR 3 at milepost 26 south of Belfair.
Reports say that a southbound 2011 Ford Ranger pickup truck crossed the center lane and collided with a northbound 2012 BMW F650 motorcycle head-on.
Officials say that the Shelton motorcyclist was airlifted to the hospital for immediate treatment.
Meanwhile, the Ford driver, identified as a 60-year-old Allyn woman, did not suffer injuries and is possibly facing vehicular assault charges.
Authorities are investigating the truck-motorcycle crash and have not released further details at this time.
Always Drive Safely
Officials advised motorists to always drive defensively to avoid getting into accidents like the wrong-way crash on Old Pearsall Road 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 truck-motorcycle crash on SR3.
Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney who has handled many auto accidents, wants to let those who are injured in an accident like the 2-vehicle accident on Highway 3 know that it is important to have an independent investigation to better protect your rights. 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 and pedestrian accidents. You may call us at (800) 674 7852. Or you can visit our website at Sweetlaw.com and check out the other ways we can help you and reach us.