On October 27th, Timsina Narmada was killed as she attempted to cross the Benson Highway in Kent. On December 17, Maximiliano Diaz-Salazar was killed as he attempted to cross the same highway. In both pedestrian accidents, the Washington State patrol determined that the pedestrians were not crossing the highway lawfully.
The Washington State Patrol reminds pedestrians to be safe and be sure to use crosswalks and pedestrian crossing when crossing a roadway.
Washington State Vehicle Code, RCW 46.61.240, states that pedestrians must yield the roadway when crossing a road that does not have a marked crosswalk.
This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in pedestrian accidents and the families of those killed. With our help, you may recover compensation for your damages, including pain and suffering.