No Serious Injuries in Highway 2 Big Rig Crash
Gold Bar, WA (October 31, 2021)– On Saturday afternoon, officers responded to a fiery crash on Highway 2 involving three vehicles.
Officers said a passenger vehicle went off the road. Then, the vehicle struck the barrier on the right shoulder and it crossed into the oncoming traffic.
The passenger vehicle crashed head-on with a big rig and then caught fire.
Luckily, the officers said there is no serious injuries in the crash.
They are still investigating the fiery incident.
The perverse actions of a reckless driver can increase the likelihood of traffic collisions. If you are a driver, pay close attention to those around you. Always keep a considerable distance from others just in case harm is near. It is always better to practice defensive driving.
Our Lawyers Can Help You With the Fiery Crash on Highway 2
Unfortunately, every year, thousands of people across Washington suffer injuries in traffic accidents.
As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
Sad but true, auto accidents are a major public health threat. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
Thus, remaining calm and knowing what to do in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic crash like the fiery crash on Highway 2 is indeed necessary.
Meanwhile, here are some of the things that we can do to practice defensive driving and avoid accidents:
-First, always drive at a controllable speed.
-Then, it is also important not to assume you know the other driver’s intention.
– Also, be prepared to positively react to other drivers.
-This one, we should never neglect. Yield at intersections, even if you have right of way.
– Most importantly, stay focused on the road. Removing all distractions such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, can help us focus on the road.
With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your personal injury case.
Our attorneys will fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family truly deserve.