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Distracted driving in Washington

Distracted driving has been growing as a cause of accidents on the highways of Washington and the rest of the United States. Recent reports indicate that approximately nine people die as a result of distracted drivers every day. Over 1,153 people suffer injuries in the same time period.

Several injured and 1 killed in wrong-way crash in Washington

A wrong-way accident near Granger on Dec. 15 resulted in the death of one driver. The decedent, an 87-year old woman, was driving the wrong way down Interstate 82 just after 6:30 p.m. when the accident occurred. Five people were also injured in the wreck.

Hit-and-run on I-205 results in second collision, 2 injured

Washington State Patrol troopers reported that an initial hit-and-run collision occurring on Dec. 7 just before 6:00 a.m. caused two people to suffer serious injuries. According to officers, the accident happened on I-205 in Vancouver when a good Samaritan stopped to give assistance to the victim of the hit-and-run.

Accident kills 1, injures 3 others

According to reports by the Washington State Patrol, an accident that occurred on I-5 on Nov. 28 killed a Gold Bar man and injured three others. The accident happened around 10:45 p.m. within the Tukwila city limits at mile marker 154 in the southbound lanes.

Washington driver seriously injures bicyclist

Authorities report that an accident involving a car and a bicycle in Puyallup in the afternoon hours of Nov. 24 left the bicyclist with devastating injuries. An ambulance transported the bicyclist to Tacoma Hospital in critical condition. There were no reports of injuries to the driver and her two passengers.

Allegedly drunk 86-year-old causes wreck on I-5

The Washington State Patrol reported that an 86-year-old allegedly drunk driver caused a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 while going the wrong way. The incident occurred on Nov. 10 around 10:35 p.m. in Tacoma.

Washington auto accident leads to 4 injured

Four people had to be transported to Washington hospitals after a head-on collision on Oct. 12. Three of the individuals involved were transported to Olympic Medical Center. A fourth was also transported to a hospital in Port Angeles. The full extent of their injuries was not known, but police believe that the accident may have been the harmful result of a driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

2 Washington men dead following Highway 9 crash

Two men were killed in a car accident that occurred during the foggy, early morning hours of Oct. 7. A pickup truck carrying two men swerved into oncoming traffic to avoid a deer and collided a second truck, killing its two occupants.

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