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Complete Pend Oreille County, WA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Pend Oreille County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Pend Oreille 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 Pend Oreille 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.
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After a Pend Oreille 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.
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Most recent accident reports
One person was killed and two people injured in an off-roading accident near Ione, Washington which occurred at around 7:45 p.m. Saturday. The three people were driving a 1995 Honda Passport SUV off road in a meadow by Cedar Creek Drive just northwest of Ione.
Sargent was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident occurred at 6:18 p.m., two miles north of Cusick. The cause is still under investigation, the Washington State Patol said.
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A 40-year-old Spokane woman has been killed in a rollover crash on Highway 211 about 12 miles north of Newport. Barbara Pierre died in the crash that sent the 2003 Pontiac Grand Am she was driving into a creek north of Davis Lake around 3 a.m. Friday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
A Spokane man died Sunday night after the car he was riding in on Saturday night hit a ditch along state Highway 211 west of Newport. David Pitts, 56, was a passenger in a car driven by Jeffrey H. Schoeny, 21, of Kapaa, Hawaii. Schoeny was headed south shortly after 8 p.m.
An accident in Pend Oreille County involving two semi trucks killed one driver Friday evening. The Washington State Patrol said James C. Morton, 51, was killed after the truck he was driving crossed the centerline and tipped over on a curve on State Route 20 north of Cusick.