A man following a car that was allegedly speeding and driving recklessly through Spokane this week jumped into action when the vehicle slammed into a family traveling through the intersection of Sprague and Division. According to KHQ, the man was on work release and his instincts kicked in and he sprang into action. When he climbed into the vehicle, the mother was trapped in the wreckage and the father was losing consciousness. The baby was loose from their car seat from the impact and hanging from a seat belt. Thankfully, everyone is expected to survive this terrible accident.
Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time we’ve written about the dangerous intersection of Sprague and Division. This is an old, complicated intersection where several accidents have occurred. Of course, it is no place for a reckless driver to be speeding through intersections.
In Washington State, drivers who operate a vehicle in a reckless manner with disregard for the safety of others and also cause substantial bodily harm to another may be charged with vehicular assault.
If you or a loved one is ever injured in a reckless driving accident, do take the time to speak with an experienced, local attorney who specializes in personal injury. While an attorney doesn’t need to be retained after each and every crash, the free advice may make a significant difference in the outcome of your case.