Date: May 8, 2010, 05/08/10
Outcome: One dead
One man died Saturday in a fatal car-tanker accident on Highway 2 near Monroe.
The driver of the car was taken to Harborview Medical Center for his injuries where he later passed away.
According to Washington State Patorl, the accident took place Saturday afternoon when a car heading eastbound on Highway 2 near old Owen Road crossed the center line, hitting an oncoming tanker.
The driver of the tanker and two other cars hit by debris were uninjured.
Highway 2 was closed in both directions for several hours while state troopers investigated the accident.
National Car Accident Statistics show that there are more than six million car crashes every year in the United States alone.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the driver killed in this tragic accident.
If you or a loved one has been critically injured in a Washington collision, it would benefit you to have a free no obligation consultation with a Washington Car Accident Lawyer to go over the facts of your case and determine the next best steps.