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SeaTac City Council Member Killed in Car Crash

Updated on: 12/19/2018

A SeaTac City Council member was killed in a car crash Saturday afternoon in SeaTac, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. 

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. at South 188th Street and 16th Avenue South. 

Newly-appointed council member Amina Ahmed was killed in the crash. Her car crossed the centerline, causing the crash. The driver of the other car was not injured. 

Drugs or alcohol were not involved in the incident. The crash remains under investigation. 

Ahmed, 52, was unanimously appointed in October to fill the vacant Council Position No. 5 through the general election next year. She had worked in human services in SeaTac since 2002.

The public is invited to the Abubakr Islamic Center in Tukwila for a service Monday at 12:30 p.m. A vigil will also be held at SeaTac City Hall on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Location of the Crash

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Washington state law allows family members to seek restitution from the person whose misconduct caused a fatal accident. But the reality is that while most wrongful death claims are significant in value, most fatal accidents are caused by people with limited financial resources. Even if you win a million-dollar case, the defendant doesn’t have a million dollars to pay you.

And while you may assume that’s the end of the line, an experienced attorney will work to uncover all potential avenues for compensation. The right lawyer knows these cases can be much more than just an insurance claim. 

At Seattle-based Davis Law Group, our attorneys are very experienced at handling wrongful death claims involving fatal car accidents. We will immediately investigate the claim, preserve the evidence, identify the responsible parties and document the losses. 

Our legal team always remains committed and understanding during this time of grief for the victim’s family. Discuss your case today with us to start the legal process. For a free case evaluation, call (206) 727-4000, use the chat feature below or fill out the form on this page.

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