1 Killed in Impaired Driver Crash on SR 2 North of Spokane

police lightsOne person was killed in a two-car collision on State Route 2 about four miles north of Spokane on Saturday, according to the Washington State Patrol. 

The incident occurred around 4 a.m. at milepost 297.3 in the suburb of Mead. 

Police say a 41-year-old man was driving north on SR 2 when his Ford F350 pickup truck crossed the center line and struck a Kia Optima driven by a 20-year-old man. The driver of the Kia was declared dead at the scene. 

The driver of the pickup and his passenger, a 20-year-old man, were transported to area hospitals. 

State Patrols says the collision is being investigated as vehicular homicide and that the pickup driver was believed to have been impaired at the time of the crash. 

Location of the Collision

The Importance of a Wrongful Death Attorney

Separate from the criminal case that hopefully holds the at-fault driver accountable for their actions, a civil case can help a victim’s family recover financially for the loss of a loved one. 

Oftentimes a wrongful death claim is complex and time consuming, and best left to an experienced attorney with a background representing families of victims. An attorney can find the answer to questions such as what happened, who was responsible, and who will pay for the damages. A lawyer will work tirelessly to get to the bottom of the case and provide the family with peace of mind. 

A lawyer will navigate the claims process for the family while they grieve for their loved one. Negotiating with the insurance companies and conducting an investigation takes time and resources and is not something that should be taken lightly. 

At Davis Law Group, attorney Chris Davis and his skilled legal staff have represented hundreds of families in wrongful death cases. That unparalleled experienced gives us the upper hand when dealing with insurance companies and defense teams. 

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Chris Davis
Award-winning personal injury attorney and founder of Davis Law Group, P.S. in Seattle, Washington.
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