Woman Suffers Critical Injuries Following Collision with Ferndale Police Officer

Driver Killed in Los Osos Crash With Construction Truck on Bay Boulevard and Nipomo AvenueFERNDALE, Washington (April 15, 2019) – A woman is in serious condition after a Ferndale Police Department officer ran a red light and rammed into her car at the intersection of Main Street and Barrett Road in Ferndale on Thursday, April 11th.

The victim, Teresa Thompson, 64, of Ferndale, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. KOMO News reported that Thompson suffered several injuries, including a shattered pelvis, internal bleeding, a ruptured bladder and tear in the lungs and liver. She was in surgery for the third time on Friday.

The police officer was allegedly headed eastbound on Main Street when his patrol vehicle, a Chevrolet Tahoe, ran the light and slammed into Thompson’s vehicle turning left onto Main just before noon. Hatchet was responding to a vehicle accident, according to a Washington State Patrol press release.

The road was blocked for 3 ½ hours.

The police officer suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from St. Joseph Hospital.

No charges are expected, according to the press release.

Crash Investigation

Although liability seems to be clear, an investigation will be completed by authorities, and an official report will be released. Ms. Thompson may seek compensation for potential damages including hospital bills, future medical care, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Ferndale Personal Injury Law Firm

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Man Injured in Vancouver, Washington, Bicycle Accident Tuesday on Mill Plain Boulevard

Roger Sellards Injured in Accident While Riding Pedalcycle

Roger Sellards Vancouver Washington Accident on Mill Plain BoulevardVANCOUVER, WA (March 28, 2019)- According to the Washington State Patrol, a man was injured in an accident after being hit by a vehicle while riding a pedalcycle Tuesday, March 26th, at Mill Plain Boulevard and 126th Avenue.

Authorities were notified of the collision which occurred at precisely 7:39 a.m.

According to officials, the driver of a 2006 station wagon only being identified as a 22-year-old Washington man was in the process of making a right turn before hitting a pedalcyclist identified as Roger Sellards.

Sellards suffered major injuries as a result of the collision and was rushed to a hospital for immediate medical attention.

Meanwhile, the station wagon driver was uninjured.

Collision Investigation

In most instances, pedestrians possess the right-of-way when crossing an intersection or a street regardless if they are in a marked crosswalk. It is always a driver’s duty to yield to any pedestrian or bicyclist, however, pedestrians must take extra caution and never assume that a motorist will stop. Authorities will continue to look further into this incident as it is likely that at least some liability will be assigned to the driver.

Considering that liability will be assigned to the driver, Roger Sellards will have the right to pursue a personal injury claim if he wishes to file a lawsuit. Injured accident victims are entitled to compensation for medical expenses and hospital bills, as well as, pain and suffering.

No additional details have been released at this time.


Vancouver, WA, Personal Injury Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have been injured in an auto accident caused by another party in the Clark County region, contact Bond & Taylor Law Firm for legal help today at 833-266-3534.

Auburn Car Accident at Military Road South and 360 Street, March 2

Auburn Car Accident at Military Road South and 360 Street, March 2

Teen Seriously Injured in Auburn Crash at Military Road South and 360 Street

AUBURN (March 7, 2019) – A teen passenger was seriously injured after a traffic collision in the area of Military Road and 360 Street last week Saturday afternoon, March 2, according to Washington State Patrol.

An incident report by the Washington State Patrol said two vehicles collided at the intersection of Military Road South and South 360 Street at about 12:57 p.m.

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly making a right turn when she allegedly failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection and hit a 2005 car driven by a 26-year-old man.

Children Involved in King County’s Auburn Car Accident

Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the 16-year-old passenger of the vehicle that was struck. The teen reportedly suffered major injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

No other injuries were reported following the crash. Two children, an infant and a 6-year-old, were riding the vehicle that was apparently at-fault at the time.

The names of the parties involved and the condition of the wounded party were not disclosed. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

King County Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident caused by another party, contact Bond & Taylor Law Firm for legal help today at 833-266-3534.

Everett Car Accident on 5 Freeway in Snohomish County, March 1

Everett Car Accident on 5 Freeway in Snohomish County, March 1

2 Women Injured in Everett Car Crash 5 Freeway

SNOHOMISH COUNTY (March 7, 2019) – A major injury traffic collision took place on the 5 Freeway in Everett last week Friday, March 1, according to Washington State Patrol.

The accident involving two vehicles took place at about 8:43 a.m.

State Patrol said a 26-year-old woman was driving a 2003 car at a speed that was considered too fast for the freeway condition when she collided with a 2009 vehicle.

Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the drivers of both cars who appeared to have been hurt as a result of the crash.

The 26-year-old motorist suffered major injuries upon impact and was taken to the hospital for treatment. The operator of the other vehicle involved, a 56-year-old woman, sustained possible unspecified injuries due to the wreck.

The names of the wounded parties and their condition were not immediately available. Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the incident.

Everette Personal Injury Car Accident Lawyer

If your loved one has been injured in an accident caused by another party, contact Bond & Taylor Law Firm for legal help. Our attorneys are ready and willing to fight for you until justice is upheld (833) 266-3534.

Jose Garcia Munoz Dead, Thomas Jensen Injured in Yakima Crash

Deadly Crash at Intersection of Campbell and Progressive Roads

Thomas Jensen Car Accident Progressive RoadYAKIMA (March 5, 2019) – One person was killed and one party was injured following a vehicular collision at the intersection of Campbell and Progressive roads on Saturday, February 23rd, at approximately 3:45p.m.

The accident occurred when Jose Garcia Munoz, 25, ran a stop sign while traveling northbound on Campbell Road at the intersection of Progressive Road.

Jose Garcia Munoz’s 2001 Chevrolet Impala crashed into a 2016 Dodge Ram pickup truck traveling eastbound on Progressive Road and driven by Thomas Jensen, 32.

Washington State Patrol and paramedics were called to the scene.

Jose Garcia Munoz was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Thomas Jensen suffered facial abrasions and injuries following the collision.

The crash is still under investigation.

Yakima Personal Injury Attorneys

The attorneys at Bond & Taylor are available to assist those in need of guidance and those with legal questions. Call 833-266-3534 for a free case consultation.

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