Stefania Medzyak of Soap Lake Struck and Killed by Vehicle on 1st Avenue Northwest
Ephrata, WA (April 22, 2021) – On Wednesday, 82-year-oldStefania Medzyakof Soap Lake died in a pedestrian accident on 1st Avenue Northwest.
The fatal accident happened shortly after 11 a.m. at the Basin Street Northwest intersection.
Officers said a Ford F350 pickup was southbound on 1st Avenue Northwest when, while turning east onto Basin Street, the driver accidentally struck the woman crossing the street.
Unfortunately, the pedestrian died at the scene.
Preliminary investigation showed the driver was making a left-hand turn when she clipped the pedestrian with her pickup.
Moreover, officers determined the driver was not impaired at the time of the accident. They added that the involved driver had no criminal intent, but failed to yield to the pedestrian.
Meanwhile, the involved driver spoke with the investigators and was released with a pending charge of failure to yield to a pedestrian.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Stefania Medzyak.
What Actions Can the Families Involve Do?
As the loved ones of the victim grieve this fatal pedestrian crash. Sweet Lawyers want you to know, you do not have to face the aftermath alone.
Moreover, it is important to recognize that if you lose someone in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
Also, a lawsuit gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
Plus, seeking compensation for injuries after a serious accident is stressful, and takes up a lot of your time. Therefore, having a personal injury lawyer will provide you with the space and peace of mind you need to recover.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” reminds Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
The process of dealing with your loss, while fighting for justice, is never easy. Ultimately, this is necessary to alleviate some of the financial burdens after a serious pedestrian accident that causes irreversible damage. We wish to make this process as easy for you as possible. Thus, for more information, callour offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.