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Complete Lincoln County, WA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Lincoln County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

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Lincoln County Public Works Department

Lincoln County Public Works Department provides information on road conditions and closures, road construction projects, weather updates, and state highway information.

Lincoln County Victim and Witness Services

Defendants convicted in Lincoln County are ordered to pay a fee that helps fund a crime victim program with the prosecuting attorney’s office. This program assists the attorneys with victims and witnesses for hearings and trials and preparing documentation for court.  Program support provides assistance in applying for victim's compensation, determining restitution in adult and juvenile felony cases, providing case status information to victims and educating victims and witnesses about the criminal justice system, as well as acting as a referral resource for other agencies.

Lincoln County Superior Court

Washington has 39 Superior Courts, one in each of Washington's 39 counties. Superior Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction in Washington. A Superior Court may consider all civil and criminal matters occurring within a county's boundary. The Superior Court also has exclusive jurisdiction over civil matters in which the amount in controversy is more than $75,000, felony cases, estate and probate matters,family law cases (including divorces and child custody hearings), and juvenile proceedings. They act as a court of appeal for cases from the District and Municipal Courts.

Lincoln County Prosecutor

The prosecuting attorney is the lawyer for the people of Lincoln County. One responsibility of the prosecutor is to enforce criminal laws and work for the victims of crime to obtain restitution for losses and state benefits. The prosecuting attorney also serves as the legal advisor to the Board of County Commissioners and to the county’s elected officials and departments, provides legal guidance and opinions regarding federal, state and local laws, works closely with law enforcement agencies, such as the Sheriff, city Police and the Washington State Patrol and provides legal advice to law enforcement.

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

As the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the county, the Sheriff is responsible for enforcement of county, state and federal laws. The Sheriff’s Office investigates crimes, accidents and apprehends criminals. The Sheriff’s Office also operates the county jail and dispatches emergency services such as police, fire and ambulances. As an officer of the Court, the Sheriff serves civil process and enforces Court orders and warrants.

Washington State Department of Commerce - Crime Victim Resource Guide - Lincoln County

The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Resource Guide can help you to locate a non-emergency victim service provider in Washington State. Each service provider offers a variety of services including: crisis intervention, advocacy, support groups, medical and mental health care, transitional housing, and emergency shelter. Additionally, some service providers may focus on domestic violence or sexual assault. You can search the directory using the county map to locate a service provider.  

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