Oak Harbor woman seriously injured in Whidbey Island car accident

The Whidbey News-Times reports that Kathryn Simpson, 22, of Oak Harbor was critically injured in a single car accident on Sunday morning around 4am.

According to the report, Simpson was driving southbound on Highway 20 when she lost control of her 200 Ford Taurus on a curve and rolled it. Police suspect speed and alcohol were factors in the car accident.

Simpson was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, a Level I Trauma Center, for undisclosed injuries. Her condition was described as “serious.” Hopefully, she will recover from her injuries.

There has been a dramatic decrease in the number of alcohol-related car accident deaths in recent years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there has been a 42 percent decline in the number of passenger vehicle drivers killed in alcohol related accidents since 1982. Safer cars and people getting the message that driving after drinking can impair driving.

This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and the family of those killed.

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