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Complete Klickitat County, WA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Klickitat County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Klickitat County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Klickitat County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Klickitat County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Accident Data Center can connect you with an experienced personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options.
Most recent accident reports
Alexsandrina Hyer was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 97 at about 3 p.m. when she attempted to pass a semi-trailer, but failed to yield, striking a northbound car head-on.
Ronald Bazzel was driving west on State Route 14 when a deer jumped into the path of
It was just before 5:00am when a pickup truck driven by Smartlowit with Malatare and three other teenagers as passengers departed the roadway, hit an embankment, and rolled over before coming to rest in a ditch.
Seven people from Yakima were sent to hospitals after a sport utility vehicle crossed the center line on U.S. Highway 97 and crashed into a car 16 miles north of Goldendale Friday night.