Tenino high school student killed, sister seriously injured in side-impact car accident

Spencer Ford 17, of Tenino was killed and her sister McKinlee, 13, was injured in a Tenino car accident on Old Highway 99 outside of Tenino, WA.

According to a report in The Olympian, Spencer pulled her vehicle out in front of a van and her vehicle was t-boned.

MckKinlee suffered a broken leg in the motor vehicle accident.

The girls were close to home when the car accident occurred and their parents heard the accident and rushed to the scene.

Side impact car accidents have some of the worst outcomes. Even if the vehicle has side airbags, the occupants are not as protected as a front or rear-end collision. Side impact collisions are also known as T-bone collision or broadside. They are often caused when a driver fails to stop at a red light or stop sign or when a driver does not yield the right of way.

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 Olympia motor vehicle accidents and the family of those killed.

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