1 Hospitalized and 1 Arrested after Echo Lake Accident on State Route 522
ECHO LAKE, WA (May 10, 2021) – Sunday morning, an officer sustained injuries after a suspected DUI crash on State Route 522.
According to Washington State Patrol, a vehicle sideswiped a Washington State Patrol trooper’s vehicle. Then, the force of the accident ripped a portion of the push bar.
Afterward, the push bar hit the trooper who was outside of the vehicle at the time of the incident.
As a result, responders transported the trooper to a hospital with minor injuries. The trooper is now at home, recovering from the injuries.
Meanwhile, authorities arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence.
At this time, further details about the crash remain undisclosed. Once additional information becomes available, the public will be informed.
Moreover, the authorities continue to investigate the Echo Lake DUI crash.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Moreover, drivers should also keep in mind that driving under the influence will lead to dangerous road accidents.
What to Do After Crash on State Route 522
Indeed, while driving is essential for many, it is one of the most dangerous daily maneuvers. It is therefore important to know what to do if you find yourself in a Washington collision.
On the AAA Foundation Website, chief executive officer Peter Kissinger repeatedly labeled the epidemic of motor vehicle-related accidents a “public health crisis.”
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer. A lawyer will make sure any victims impacted are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a crash, reach out to the attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Above all, we understand what you are going through, and our team is here to ensure your legal rights are safeguarded. With over 40 decades in the field, we have the experience and the tools to win your case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation. Thus, for your convenience, you can also reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.