RV crash injures one and snarls traffic on I-5

Story Highlights:
One injured in Seattle RV accident
Motor vehicle collision caused by blown out tire
Southbound I-5 backed up for 10 miles

Date: March 9, 2011, 03/09/2011
Location: Seattle, King County, Washington
Type: Motor home accident
Outcome: One injured

A motorhome crashed on southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle Wednesday morning, injuring one and backing up traffic for ten miles.

While driving on Interstate 5 near Shoreline, the RV's tire blew out and caused it to hit a barrier and overturn. The top peeled off and spread debris across the freeway.

The driver, 42-year-old Tricia Arthur, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with minor injuries. Her passengers, 41-year-old David Adams and a 3-year-old child were both uninjured and walked away from the crash.

Recreational Vehicle Accident Statistics
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported in 2003 over 70,000 people hurt in RV accidents. The U.S. Department of Transportation reported that in 2003 there were thousands of fatal accidents.

Seattle RV and Motorhome Accident Lawyers
Seriously injured in an RV accident in Washington state? If you or a family member has suffered as the result of an RV accident, attorney Chris Davis can help you. The Davis Law Group understands the devastation that can occur as a result of being in a serious auto accident and are committed to helping victims recover the just and fair compensation they are entitled to receive under the law.
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