Date: June 17, 2010, 06/17/2010
Location: Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington
Type: Car Accident
Early Thursday morning, a high speed police chase on the outskirts of Pierce County city ended in a severe crash.
Just after 4:30 a.m. police officers of Lakewood found the driver in a stolen Nissan 300 around 34th Ave. S. and 86th Street S. in Lakewood.
When pulled over by cops, the car thief decided to take off which began the high-speed chase which continued until the Nissan T-boned a pickup truck in the intersection of Canyon Road and 72nd Street near Puyallup.
According to Tacoma police, the driver of the stolen Nissan was ejected from the car upon impact and rushed to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was not seriously injured in the crash.
Investigating officers later found a gun at the scene of the crash.
Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the details of the crash, while Lakewood police are investigating the origins of the stolen Nissan.
Seattle Car Accident Attorneys
Everyone at the Seattle car accident law firm of Davis Law Group sends our thoughts to the innocent Truck driver involved in the crash. This accident should never have happened. This is an example of a car accident case in which the driver of the truck may be able to seek financial damages from the driver of the stolen vehicle or his insurance company. This individual would be well advised to seek the assistance of an experienced and skilled car accident attorney.