Drivers Injured in Vehicle Collision Near US 12
Thurston County, WA (July 03, 2022) – On Saturday afternoon, a 60-year-old Rochester man sustained serious injuries in a three-vehicle crash on Pecan Street Southwest.
The traffic incident took place at about 3:15 p.m. near US 12.
According to the investigators, the 60-year-old man was driving a southbound 2016 Chevy Corvette on Pecan Street Southbound.
At the same time, a 46-year-old man from Vancouver, WA, was westbound on US 12 in a Ford F-150 pick-up truck.
According to the authorities, the Corvette driver entered the intersection and was hit by the truck.
Afterward, the debris from the collision struck another vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Rochester man. This driver did not sustain injuries from the incident.
Moreover, the paramedics airlifted the 60-year-old Rochester man to a Seattle hospital.
Similarly, the driver from Vancouver sustained injuries. He was treated and cleared at the crash scene.
The investigators say that the cause of the traffic collision near US 12 was a failure to yield.
When driving, it is always important to pay attention to your surroundings. This, and abiding by all the driving laws as well as following all the road signs are simple ways to practice defensive driving.
This is a powerful reminder to always pay close attention to drivers around you. Constantly keep a considerable distance from others just in case harm is near.
Ultimately, defensive driving can lessen the chance of serious Washington road accidents.
Who Can Help in Times of Injury Collisions?
Each year, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to road accidents. However, not everyone properly knows about the things you should do next after an injury crash.
The most valuable step you can take in response to an accident like the crash on Pecan Street Southwest is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
Indeed, no one wants to be in an auto accident. However, if you or a loved one sustain injuries due to a reckless driver, reach out to us.
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We promise that our attorneys will fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve.