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Complete Mason County, WA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Mason County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Mason 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 Mason 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 Mason 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 Mason County personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about how a good Mason County accident attorney can help.
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Most recent accident reports
53-year-old Andrea Tyrone of Shelton died after witnesses reported seeing her car cross the center lane and crash head-on into a pickup truck driving in the opposite direction.
The woman killed in a head-on collision on Highway 101 near Shelton Sunday was identified as Breanna Renee Atwell.
Officer Miller was driving on Old Belfair Highway when he noticed fresh damage to a tree just off of a curve in the road and decided to investigate. After checking down the embankment, Miller had discovered that a man had crashed his car down the embankment and was seriously injured.
Haase and Erickson had both pulled over to check an overturned vehicle on Belfair-Tahuya Road for anyone in need of help, when they themselves were struck by a car driven by Docie Burch, who had lost control on the icy bridge.
The Mason County Sheriff's Office said it appears that alcohol and possibly marijuana were factors in a crash that killed two people Sunday morning. Mason County Coroner Wes Stockwell identified the dead as David Michael Dudley Jr., 19, of Bremerton, and Alena J. Pepi, 18, of Port Orchard.
Astagfarr Ahmath, 23, of Olympia was driving a 1997 Honda CRV north on state Route 3, one mile north of Shelton, when he missed a turn at 10:22 a.m. Ahmath allegedly tried to turn around and backed over an embankment. He was injured and flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
In a crash Saturday afternoon, two people were riding a motorcycle that collided with an oncoming vehicle on the highway north of Shelton. The crash killed Michael A. Hanson, 48, of Graham, and Connie L. Shook, 50 of Spanaway.