Akron, OH (May 5, 2022) – At least one person was hurt in a major vehicle accident in Akron on Thursday afternoon, May 5, according to local officials. At 3:30 p.m. the crash was reported at the intersection of Sherman Street and E. Thornton Street.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene to assist the injured. As a result of the collision, several lanes were closed. There are few details about the extent of the damages at this time. Those who were injured in the accident were treated by local paramedics. The identities of those who were hurt have yet to be revealed.

Local authorities are looking into what caused the accident.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Crashes in Ohio

Akron, OH - Victims Hurt in Crash at Sherman St & Thornton St

The Ohio Department of Public Safety releases traffic crash information to the public every year. In 2017, 303,298 traffic collisions were reported on Ohio highways, according to the group. Despite a minor drop from 2016 with 305,955 reported crashes, these accidents resulted in 108,801 injuries and 1,179 fatalities.

It’s difficult to navigate life after a vehicle accident. In addition to physical suffering, our clients are frequently left feeling nervous, terrified, and overwhelmed. Each of these concerns deserves specific attention from an experienced legal team eager to fight for you.

A qualified Akron automobile accident lawyer can assist injured clients in asserting their legal rights by making a claim for damages after an accident. Potential losses include medical expenditures, lost earnings, and pain and suffering. The Joseph Law Group has extensive expertise defending victims of vehicle accidents. Almost every form of personal injury lawsuit may be handled by our serious injury attorneys.

Call us right away at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case if you have been hurt in an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness.

Note: Our writers use outside sources when writing these posts.  These outside sources include but are not limited to news outlet reports, local and state police accident reports, social media posts, eyewitness accounts, and other sources about accidents that take place in and around the Greater Cleveland area. We do not independently verify the facts surrounding this injury accident. If there is something inaccurate in our story, please notify us immediately so that we can correct the post as soon as possible. We will remove a story if requested. 

Disclaimer: Our team of attorneys at Joseph Law Group has been helping injured victims and their families throughout the state of Ohio for decades. We hope that these posts will be a reminder to our community members to use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid and prevent being involved in a serious accident that results in injury. This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.