A state trooper was involved in an injury accident on an Interstate 5 onramp. Trooper Nick King, 28, suffered a concussion in Monday’s accident and is recovering at home. King’s patrol car rear-ended a Seattle man’s Mazda Miata on the southbound onramp from 236th Street Southwest and state Route 104. Leonard Whitfield, the other driver, was treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
When citizens are injured by state employees, tort claim forms must be filed before suit is filed. The rules regarding tort claim forms are tricky. It’s important if you have a claim against the State to consult with an experienced attorney.