Loose Truck Tire Strikes Car Windshield On Interstate 5

Date: June 10, 2010, 06/10/2010
Location: Tukwila, King County, Washington
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident
Outcome: One with minor injuries

A Normandy Park woman was driving northbound in her 2002 Honda Accord on Interstate 5 in Tukwila when a southbound truck lost its left front tire while traveling freeway speeds.

The tire darted across the median and struck the Honda’s windshield on the driver’s side.

 The female driver only suffered minor injuries from the shattered glass and was actually able to pull over to the side of the road to wait for help.

What caused the tire to come off the truck is still under investigation.

Tukwila Fatal Accident Statistics

Fatal accident statistics for Tukwila, WA exist for 2008. According to that data, there were three deaths due to fatal car accidents that year.

Seattle Car Accident Attorneys

Everyone at the Seattle car accident law firm of Davis Law Group sends our thoughts to the woman injured in the incident. The accident should have never happened. This is an example of a car accident case in which the woman may be able to seek financial damages from the at-fault driver or their insurance company. She would be well advised to seek the assistance of an experienced and skilled car accident attorney.

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