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Yakima – Washington State's ninth largest city and the cultural center of Central Washington

Yakima is not a huge city with a population of 91,000, but there are many commuters traveling into the city each day, coming in from the greater Yakima region. This, of course, means that the traffic congestion is a growing problem, and car accidents are a daily occurrence. Pasco is one of three cities that make up the Tri-Cities region of Washington State. The Tri-Cities is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 271,124 people that also includes the cities of Kennewick and Richland.

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Yakima, Pasco, Richland, and Kennewick:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Yakima, the Tri-Cities, or Central Washington, go to the appropriate link above.

If you know someone who has been injured in a Yakima, Pasco, Richland, or Kennewick accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital;

Yakima Regional Medical Center;

Lourdes Medical Center - Pasco;

Kadlec Regional Medical Center - Richland;

Trios Health - Kennewick.

Yakima and Tri-Cities grief support organizations and counselors

When a loved one is killed in a Yakima or Tri-Cities motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization or therapist. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Yakima and Tri-Cities grief support organizations and professionals.

Legal information for Yakima, Pasco, Richland, and Kennewick accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Yakima or Central Washington, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Yakima, Pasco, Richland, or Kennewick injury accident

After a serious crash in Central Washington, it is crucial to get help from a good Yakima personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Yakima wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind.  

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Walla Walla County Jail

The Walla Walla County Corrections Facility  is located at 300 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA. The County Jail, constructed in 1982, serves as a correctional facility for the Police Departments of Walla Walla and College Place as well as the Sheriff’s Office. Average daily population now runs at approximately 85 to 90 persons, and has reached well over 100 on several occasions. The jail is staffed with a jail superintendent, 21 jail officers and a cook.
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Franklin 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.
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Benton County Superior Court

Benton County Superior Court is a general jurisdiction trial court with responsibility for civil matters involving more than $300, unlawful detainers, and injunctions; felony criminal cases; misdemeanor criminal cases not otherwise provided for by law; family law, including dissolutions, child support, adoptions, parentage, and domestic-violence protection matters; probate and guardianship matters; juvenile offender matters; juvenile dependencies, including abused and neglected children, children in need of services, at-risk youth, and truancies; mental illness and involuntary commitment matters.

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