Pedestrian injured crossing I-5 in Everett

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One injured in Everett pedestrian accident
Pedestrian accident caused by victim running across I-5

Date: January 27, 2011, 01/27/2011
Location: Everett, King County, Washington
Type: Pedestrian accident, Motor vehicle collision
Outcome: One injured

Washington State Patrol pulled over a man for speeding on Interstate 5 in Everett Thursday afternoon, but the man refused to show his driver's license, or give a name. When the trooper asked him to step out of the car the man fled across five lanes of the freeway before getting hit by a car.

He sustained multiple broken bones and was taken to the hospital. Authorities are still trying to figure out the man's identity. No one else was reported to be injured in the collision.

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

  • 70,000 pedestrians injured every day
  • A pedestrian is injured every 7.5 minutes
  • 4,654 pedestrians killed every day
  • A pedestrian is killed every 111 minutes
  • Seventy percent of pedestrian fatalities are male

Seattle Injury Trial Lawyers
If you or a family member has suffered as the result of a car accident, Seattle car accident attorney Chris Davis and the Davis Law Group, P.S. can help you. We understand the devastation that can occur as a result of being in a serious auto accident. We are committed to helping car accident, trucking accident, and motorcycle accident victims recover the just and fair compensation they are entitled to receive under the law.

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