Person Killed in Southwest 132nd Street Accident
Burien, WA (April 20, 2022) – On Monday evening, an unidentified pedestrian was fatally struck by King County Metro bus on Southwest 132nd Street.
The incident happened minutes after 8:30 p.m. at the intersection with Ambaum Boulevard Southwest.
Meanwhile, the King County Sheriff’s Office accident team is investigating this fatal accident.
They have not released any details about the victim or the incident as of yet.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the person who was fatally struck by King County Metro bus. May you find peace and strength in this time of grief.
Hiring an Attorney Helps
Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased;
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
Reach out to our wrongful death lawyers if a loved one died in an incident similar to the Southwest 132nd Street accident. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.