Redmond man dies in speed-related crash

Story Highlights:
One person killed in Bellevue car accident
One-car collision caused by speeding

Date: January 9, 2011, 01/09/2011
Location: Redmond, King County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Motor Vehicle Collision
Outcome: One dead

Early Sunday morning, a 23-year-old Redmond man, Ever Ramirez was driving northbound on Bel-Red Road around 3 am when his car left the roadway near 40th St NE and crashed into a wooded ravine. Authorities believe the impact of the crash killed him instantly.

Residents who heard the crash nearby called 911. There were no signs of alcohol or drug involvement and Redmond Police think that speeding was the cause of the crash due to the impact on the car. Ramirez was wearing his seat belt and all of the airbags were deployed. No other information will be known until the results of the autopsy are received.

Redmond Fatal Accident Statistics 2006
Fatal accident count: 2
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
Fatalities: 4
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Washington State Speeding Law

The driver of every vehicle shall drive at an appropriate reduced speed when approaching and crossing an intersection or railway grade crossing, when approaching and going around a curve, when approaching a hill crest, when traveling upon any narrow or winding roadway, and when special hazard exists with respect to pedestrians or other traffic or by reason of weather or highway conditions.

Seattle Wrongful Death Attorneys
Chris Davis and everyone at the Davis Law Group sends out their heartfelt condolences for the family and friends of Ever Ramirez, the young man who was lost in this tragic accident and hope they can find a knowledgable wrongful death lawyer that will help settle their case and get them the compensation they deserve for suffering such a tragic loss.

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