Suspected DUI Crash on West Smith Street Kills Woman [Kent, WA]

Suspected DUI Crash on West Smith Street Kills Woman [Kent, WA]

Kent Police Investigates Fatal Solo-Vehicle Crash on 4th Avenue North

Kent, WA (August 30, 2023) On Saturday morning, an 18-year-old female passenger died after a suspected DUI crash on West Smith Street.

According to Kent police, the solo-vehicle crash happened around 1:03 a.m. west of 4th Avenue North.

Reports say that an 18-year-old man, driving a vehicle that crashed on West Smith Street. A security guard in the area called 911.

Reports say that first responders found the 18-year-old male driver still in the driver’s seat of the damaged car. Meanwhile, a 18-year-old female passenger was unconscious and extricated from the car.

Despite attempts to save the woman’s life, she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Medics rushed the driver to the hospital, the driver suffered significant injuries.

Authorities say that the driver may have been impaired at the time of the crash and both occupants of the vehicle weren’t buckled up.


Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved family of the woman who died in the suspected DUI crash on West Smith Street. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


18-Year-old Passnger Dies in Suspected DUI Crash on West Smith Street

We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic accident is devastating.

In painful incidents like this, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.

The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.

However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.

Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.

What Follows a Fatal Solo-Vehicle Crash?

So, to the bereaved of the woman who died in the suspected DUI crash on West Smith Street, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.

In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674 7852.

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