The Washington State Patrol reports that a Yelm man, driving a Ford pickup truck, was seriously injured in a Thurston County 3-vehicle accident on Bald Hills Road at 128th Avenue around 3:34pm on January 27.
According to the media release, the Yelm man was waiting to make a left onto 128th Avenue from northbound Bald Hills Road when he was rear-ended which pushed his pickup truck into the southbound lanes where it collided with a southbound vehicle. The force of the collision caused the pickup truck to roll.
The driver of the vehicle that rear-ended the pickup truck was cited for Negligent Driving in the second degree.
Washington Vehicle Code RCW 46.61.526 — Negligent driving — can be cited if the driver of a motor vehicle is both negligent and endangers or is likely to endanger any person or property. The driver is subject to a fine of $250.
When a person is seriously injured in a motor vehicle caused by the negligence of another person, he/she can file a claim in civil court seeking damages for medical costs, loss of wages and for pain and suffering.
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 motor vehicle accidents caused by the negligence of another.
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