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Suspected DUI Crash In Sedro Woolley Kills One, Injures 2 Others

Updated on: 5/1/2020

Investigators believe drugs and/or alcohol were involved in a Sedro Woolley crash that has killed one person and sent two more to the hospital Thursday afternoon. 

The crash occurred just after 2:30 p.m. on Warner Street where a speeding driver headed east ran several intersections and signs and eventually collided with a vehicle headed north.

One female passenger was ejected from the speeding vehicle and killed, the driver was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries and is suspected of being under the influence

The occupants of the vehicle that was struck are reportedly uninjured. 

Legal Rights For Drunk Driving Accident Victims

The corona virus shut down has roads has lead to less travel but unfortunately these open roads do not appear to have lead to a reduction in dangerous driving like drunk driving or extreme speeding.  

Every drunk driving crash is preventable accident and every drunk driving fatality is a tragedy.

Thankfully, even though the woman killed was in the same car as the drunk driver, that should not effect her rights as an accident victim.

Reports have also indicated that the passenger who was ejected and killed may not have been wearing their seatbelt at the time of the collision which insurance companies could use to claim to she is negligent for the severalty of her injuries .

While she may bare some responsibility if she was not indeed wearing a seatbelt, comparative negligence could still be debated in settlement or court to find the majority of liability on the part of their driver. 

Cases like this can be complicated, and anything involving the death of a loved one is obviously very serious, that's why Davis Law Group offers free case evaluations for accident victims and their families. 

To request your free case evaluation from the experienced wrongful death attorneys at Davis Law Group, call 206-727-4000 or use the contact or chat options ont his page today. 

Chris Davis
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Christopher M. Davis is principal attorney and founder of Davis Law Group, P.S. in Seattle, WA.
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