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News: Portland Avenue blocked after pedestrian was hit

by | Oct 12, 2020 | Accidents in the News, Auto-Pedestrian Accidents |

TACOMA, WA – A 51-year-old pedestrian was hit and seriously injured in a motor vehicle collision in the 4400 block of East Portland Avenue on Sunday afternoon.

According to KIRO 7 News, local authorities shut down East Portland Avenue between East 46th Street and East 44th Street to investigate the accident.

Emergency responders transported the critically injured pedestrian to a local hospital for treatment.

While it is unclear what caused the crash, the 24-year-old driver was booked in a local jail for vehicular assault.

It is vital for drivers to follow all Washington State laws to protect pedestrians from injury or death. When someone breaks those laws, then they put all pedestrians at risk. Were you injured by a careless driver? Are you wondering how to get the money you deserve? A Tacoma pedestrian accident attorney at Dubin Law Group can help. We offer free case evaluations and do not collect a fee unless we win. Call us today at 425-800-8000 to request your free case evaluation and ask us case specific questions.