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Impaired Truck Driver Collides with SUV on Aurora

Updated on: 11/11/2019

A 24-year-old man is expected to be booked into King County Jail on vehicular assault and DUI charges after his release from Harbor View Medical Center following a serious car accident on Aurora Avenue North and North 38th Street in Seattle Tuesday evening.

According to police, the suspect was driving southbound on Aurora in a box truck when he swerved across the center line and crashed head-on with a 70-year-old man driving an SUV heading northbound. Both drivers were taken to Harborview Medical Center immediately following the crash, but police say that injuries sustained are non-life-threatening.

Impaired Driver Statistics

  • Nearly one-third of all fatalities from car accidents involve an alcohol-impaired driver.
  • Approximately 30 people die in traffic accidents involving an alcohol-impaired driver each day in the United States – that’s equal to one death for every 48 minutes.

Impaired Driving Accident Attorneys in Seattle, WA

The drunk driving accident lawyers at Davis Law Group help injured victims get financial compensation for their injuries and lost wages. We work closely with the criminal prosecutor to make sure that all avenues, both criminal and civil, are being pursued. If you have been the victim of a drunk driver, contact Davis Law Group at 206-727-4000.
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