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Complete Chelan County, WA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Chelan County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Chelan 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 Chelan 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 Chelan 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 claim. Accident Data Center can connect you with an experienced Chelan County personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about how a good Chelan County accident attorney can help.
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Most recent accident reports
A 17-year-old boy was skiing at the Mission Ridge ski area when he lost control and veered off of the ski run.
Details on the crash itself are limited, but Douglas Pray was driving the pickup and all of the other victims were passengers inside when it veered off of the roadway and landed upside-down, and all were injured.
The Washington State Patrol says weather was a factor in a fatal two-car accident north of Chelan on Saturday afternoon. A 59-year-old Bridgeport man died when his Dodge Neon crossed the center line on State Route 97 near Wells Dam and hit a southbound pickup.
A motorcyclist died after a collision with a deer. Terry Cutright of East Wenatchee was riding a Harley Davidson with his wife Saturday on the Entiat River Road when a deer ran in front of them. Both were thrown from the cycle in the collision.