Marietta Portigai Injured in Auto-Pedestrian Crash on Interstate 90 [Liberty Lake, WA]

Marietta Portigai Injured in Auto-Pedestrian Crash on Interstate 90 [Liberty Lake, WA]

78-Year-Old Woman in Critical Condition After Pedestrian Accident on I-90

Liberty Lake, WA (June 8, 2023) On Tuesday, 78-year-old Marietta Portigai, of Calgary, Alberta, was seriously hurt in a pedestrian accident on I-90.

According to the WSP, the pedestrian accident happened 3 miles east of Liberty Lake, Tuesday morning.

Reports say that Portigai was attempting to cross I-90 on foot, after her vehicle ran out of gas, to ask a nearby Washington State Patrol Port of Entry for help.

Consequently, a vehicle struck the female pedestrian, the driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid the woman, but the vehicle’s front fender and side mirror hit the woman.

Medics transported Marietta Portigai to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in critical condition.

Accidents Happen

Vehicular accidents like the pedestrian accident on I-90 are the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. Therefore, it is valuable to know what to do if you get involved in a motor vehicle accident. Statistics show that traffic accidents have 78.3% resulting in injury, and 4.24% of crashes are fatal.

Thus, it is imperative we do our best to avoid getting into accidents similar to the pedestrian accident on I-90. Ultimately, accidents don’t always involve another vehicle. Covering basic safety procedures will ensure easy traveling on the road.


Who You Can Turn to In Case of an Accident?

Thousands of people across Washington suffer injuries in traffic collisions every year. Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to an accident like the auto-pedestrian crash on Interstate 90 is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.

Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights. We value the trust and respect of our clients, which is why we continuously fight to hold liable parties accountable and award our clients the compensation they deserve.

So turn to us. We have 24/7 chat support to easily assist you via our website. Or call us at (800) 674 7852, our telephone operators are standing by. We can provide free consultation and you won’t have to pay unless we win.

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