1 Dead in University Place Auto Accident on 35th Street and Grandview Drive
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA (June 27, 2022) – Saturday night, a 65-year-old woman died in a DUI crash on 35th Street and Grandview Drive.
The incident occurred just before 6:00 p.m. on 35th Street West and Grandview Drive West in University Place.
Deputies and Pierce County Fire personnel responded to the scene and located one of the involved drivers dead at the scene.
According to some witnesses, the SUV driver traveled south on Grandview Drive while speeding.
Then, the SUV struck a vehicle that slowed down to turn at the intersection of Grandview Drive and 35th Street West.
Meanwhile, the 21-year-old SUV driver continued around the corner and crashed into a small sedan. According to reports, the 65-year-old female sedan driver stopped at a stop sign when the crash occurred.
Moreover, officers arrested the 21-year-old male SUV driver and received charges of vehicular homicide. Deputies said that he appeared under the influence.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
The loss of a dear one in the DUI crash on 35th Street and Grandview Drive is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Those impacted must recognize they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. This may be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar University Place auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their futures. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation and want to help make this process as easy as possible. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being, while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.