One person died when they were hit by a vehicle while walking along Highway 2 in Davenport, Wash., according to news reports.
The fatal pedestrian accident occurred when a vehicle struck the person at Highway 2 and 12th street in Davenport, according to news reports. The pedestrian, whose name or age was not reported, died at the scene, according to the Washington State Patrol.
It is unclear if drugs or alcohol was involved in the collision, or if the pedestrian was walking in a designated walk area or sidewalk. Few details are known about the crash, but the Washington State Patrol is investigating the incident, according to news reports.
As a Spokane car accident lawyer, I’m saddened to hear about this fatal pedestrian accident that occurred along a busy freeway. I urge pedestrians to always use designated walkways and sidewalks. Pedestrians should never walk along the shoulder of freeways. My condolences go out to the friends and families of the pedestrian who are dealing with this tragic incident. I hope investigators can find out exactly how this fatal pedestrian accident occurred so they can potentially make roadways safer for pedestrians and drivers.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Spokane.