One person was killed after two vehicles collided just outside of Enumclaw Wednesday night, according to the King County Fire District. Officials say that a sedan and older model truck collided at approximately 7:15 p.m. near 228th Ave S.E. and S.E. 448th St. in Osceola, killing the driver of the truck and leaving the driver of the sedan injured.
Emergency personnel were on location within minutes of the incident, but the driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is still under investigation and officials say that it is still unclear what led to the crash.
Car Accident Statistics
- The number of traffic fatalities in the State of Washington declined from 633 in 2006 to 458 in 2010.
- A new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found drivers over the age of 65 are almost twice (1.78 times) as likely to die in car crashes as drivers age 55 to 64.
Vehicle Accident Attorneys in Seattle, WA
Davis Law Group helps vehicle accident victims and their families get financial compensation for their injuries and lost wages. We work closely with the criminal prosecutor to make sure that all avenues, both criminal and civil, are being pursued. If you have been the victim of a vehicle accident, contact Davis Law Group at 206-727-4000.