1 Hospitalized in Arlington Pedestrian Accident on 168th Street near Smokey Point Boulevard
ARLINGTON, WA (March 29, 2021) – Friday night, a man sustained injuries in a pedestrian crash on 168th Street near Smokey Point Boulevard.
According to Arlington police, the incident happened at around 10:50 p.m. at a parking stall at The Point Bar & Grill. Specifically, it happened on 168th Street Northeast near Smokey Point Boulevard.
Furthermore, responders from Arlington Fire Department transported the male victim to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett with critical head injuries.
Moreover, authorities arrested the 21-year-old male driver on suspicion of vehicular assault and driving under the influence.
Also, officers revealed that the driver involved in the crash remained at the scene after the incident.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load, especially if the party responsible is still at large. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. Also, you may reach us 24/7.