Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on State Route 516 and Interstate 5 [Kent, WA]

Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on State Route 516 and Interstate 5 [Kent, WA]
Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on State Route 516 and Interstate 5 [Kent, WA]

Injuries Reported in Kent Pedestrian Accident on State Route 516 and Interstate 5

 
KENT, WA (February 20, 2022) – Friday morning, a woman suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on State Route 516 and Interstate 5.
 
The incident happened at around 6:00 a.m. when a young woman walked westbound on State Route 516. As she crossed the onramp to southbound Interstate 5, a white newer 4-door pickup truck hit her. Officers said that the vehicle was possibly a Chevy Silverado.
 
Then, the driver stopped his vehicle and took the seriously injured woman to the hospital. However, he didn’t provide any identification of the victim.
 
Officers described him as a 20- to 30-year-old Hispanic man with “lighter skin” and a mullet-style haircut.
 
Furthermore, authorities urged anyone who witnessed this incident to contact WSP Detective Russ Haake at russ.haake@wsp.wa.gov.


Safe Driving on Washington Roadways

 
Sharing the road is a shared responsibility. It is important to keep an eye out for those who are on the road with you.
 
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has a plan titled “Target Zero”, intending to decrease deaths and serious injuries on Washington’s roadways to zero by 2030. Despite this, accidents statewide continue to take the lives of hundreds each year. In fact, Washington traffic-related deaths hit a 25-year record high in the year 2022.
 
In uncertain times such as these, you may want to speak to a professional.
 
If you’re looking for a trusted pedestrian crash attorney, turn to Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Also, our attorneys and experienced professional legal team have dealt with cases including pedestrian accidents. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. Thus, for your convenience, you can contact us 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message.
 

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