Man hit by car in Edmonds seriously injured

Story Highlights:
One injured in Edmonds pedestrian accident
Motor vehicle collision cause unknown

Date: February 15, 2011, 02/15/2011
Location: Edmonds, Snohomish County, Washington
Type: Pedestrian accident, Motor vehicle collision
Outcome: One injured

A man in his 40's was seriously injured after being struck by a car at the intersection of Third Avenue S and James Street around 4 pm on Tuesday in downtown Edmonds.

The accident was reported to the Edmonds Police and Snohomish County Fire District 1 and the man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

There are no further details about the accident but officials investigated the scene for several hours.

Edmonds accident statistics for 2008
Fatal accident count: 1
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
Fatalities: 1
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Washington State Pedestrian's Right of Way
The operator of a vehicle shall yield the right of way, slowing down or stopping, if need be to so yield to any pedestrian, but no pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impossible for the driver to yield.

Seattle Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Everyone at the Davis Law Group sends out their most heartfelt wishes for recovery to the victim of this terrible accident. If you or a family member has suffered as the result of a crosswalk or pedestrian accident in Washington state, pedestrian accident attorney Chris Davis can help you. We are committed to helping injured pedestrians recover the just and fair compensation they are entitled to receive under the law.

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