An 18-year-old woman is dead following a two-car crash in Margaretta Township, according to local sources. Ohio police have confirmed the death of the woman who was a passenger in one of the two vehicles involved. As with many car accidents, drugs and/or alcohol are suspected factors, though police have not filed any charges at this time.
Police in Cleveland have confirmed the deaths of at least two people in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 480, according to local sources. Ohio authorities say that, in addition, several other people have been taken to the hospital. As with many car accidents, this one remains under investigation, but charges seem unlikely at this time.
A passenger in a single-vehicle accident was pronounced dead following the Bazetta Township crash. The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the crash, which claimed the life of one person. No charges have yet been filed against the driver, but as with most fatal car accidents, this one remains under careful investigation by law enforcement authorities.
Two people lost their lives following a serious crash on Valentine's Day, according to local police. Ohio authorities in Cleveland are still investigating the accident that claimed the lives of two individuals and injured several others. As with many car accidents of this type, the cause has yet to be confirmed, but police suspect speeding may have been a factor. No charges have yet been filed against either driver involved in the crash.
Police have confirmed the death of a second individual involved in a serious car wreck in Cleveland, according to local sources. Ohio authorities responded to the crash, which initially left one person dead. As with many car accidents, police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. For the moment, no charges have been filed against anyone involved.
Police have confirmed the death of a 17-year-old boy from New Carslisle following a devastating accident on a local roadway. The Ohio State Police have identified the deceased teenager as well as the other three teens in the car. Car accidents of this type are usually the result of driver error, negligence, recklessness or even intoxication, but require considerable investigation to determine their cause.
Police are still looking into a serious accident that claimed one life and sent another person to a local hospital. Ohio authorities believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, which killed an 18-year-old male driver in the early morning of Jan. 4. As with most car accidents of this type, an in-depth police investigation is still underway as of this report.
Here and across the U.S., auto accident injuries and fatalities happen all-too frequently. There are many perceived causes for these collisions and law enforcement is constantly seeking strategies to reduce their number. Included in these causes are a distracted driver and a driver who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. For people who have been hurt in a crash or lost a loved one, it is important to consider how and why it happened as they think about what steps to take in the aftermath.
Winter can be harsh in Ohio, which is why Ohio drivers need to make sure they drive safely to help keep other travelers safe. Failing to exercise care for the safety of other motorists and passengers when driving conditions become treacherous can result in negligence on the part of the driver and leave them liable to any victims for the damages they suffer in a car accident.
Distracted driving is a serious concern on roadways everywhere, including in Ohio. Texting and driving kills and seriously injures hundreds of victims in the region each year. It is important for victims of distracted drivers to know how to seek to impose liability and argue for the recovery of compensation so that their physical, emotional, and financial damages can be appropriately addressed.