Pedestrian Hurt in Mount Vernon Crash on East College Way and North 35th Street
MOUNT VERNON, WA (November 17, 2020) – Monday evening, a crash on East College Way and North 35th Street left a teenager injured.
According to authorities, officers responded to a pedestrian crash at the intersection of East College Way and North 35th Street at around 5:00 p.m.
Responders rushed a 16-year-old girl to a hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries.
Reports revealed that a silver or white Toyota Prius was seen leaving the scene at a high rate of speed and was spotted turning northbound on North 35th Place before turning around and driving away westbound on East College Way.
Authorities ask anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run vehicle to contact them immediately.
Dealing With Washington Pedestrian Accident
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in the Washington area. Additionally, you may reach us 24/7.