Person Injured While Rider Flees the Scene of the Motorcycle Crash in Kennewick
Kennewick, WA (September 25, 2020) – On Tuesday a person was seriously injured after a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Carmichael Street and Jean Street.
Police say that the crash happened at about 8 p.m. on the crossing of Carmichael Street and Jean Street in Kennewick.
Additionally, authorities say that they witnessed a speeding motorcycle and tried to stop the rider. Subsequently, the police witnessed the crash itself happen.
Moreover, one person fled from the scene leaving another person badly hurt in the middle of the street.
Officers say that there are 2 people on the motorcycle but the other one fled from the scene. Meanwhile, police dogs were not able to track the suspect.
Furthermore, paramedics took the injured person to the nearest hospital, the passenger’s condition remains unknown as of yet.
Lastly, authorities are investigating the intersection and have closed the area until it is concluded.
Facing the Truth About Motorcycle Accidents
Thousands of people across Washington suffer injuries in motorcycle accidents every year. Consequently, it is crucial that everyone remain calm in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a motorcycle accident.
Here are some tips, if you happen to find yourself in an accident;
- Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
- Get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
- Collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident, documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence.
- File a police report or incident report by calling 911.
- Hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
As a modern law firm with over 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers know precisely how to navigate the legal system. We’ve assisted many families in their legal battle. Moreover, if you believe you might have a motorcycle accident case and would like to pursue it with an aggressive, yet compassionate legal professional on your side, call (800) 674 7854. Together, we’ll ensure that your case proves the other party’s negligence, thus, granting you a maximum settlement.