Bath Twp, OH (July 14, 2022) – A motorcyclist died following a traffic accident in Bath Township on Wednesday, July 13. The deadly crash was reported on OH-18 near mile marker 1 at around 4 p.m.
Local reports revealed that 28-year-old Martin Upp was riding a 2008 Honda CBR6000 motorcycle headed eastbound on the highway. Upp was reportedly involved in a collision with a 2017 Mazda MX-5. Upp suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the fatal motorcycle accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Martin Upp at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Ohio
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that 175 fatal motorcycle accidents occur in the state each year. In about 16% of fatal collisions, a motorcycle was involved. Statistics show that metropolitan areas accounted for about 54% of fatal motorcycle accidents. 212 people died in fatal motorcycle accidents in 2016.
Family members may find it challenging to deal with the unexpected death of a loved one. As you try to process what has happened, your life completely stops. Dealing with the loss of a family member brought on by another person’s negligence can be very difficult. In a wrongful death case, the deceased person’s surviving family members file a claim for injuries and demand compensation for losses caused by the premature death.
If you believe someone else’s carelessness contributed to the death of a loved one, you should speak with an attorney as soon as you can. In a wrongful death lawsuit, you can defend your legal rights with the aid of Joseph Law Group. We can help you create a strong argument because we have access to a lot of knowledge. People who have suffered harm in an unforeseen circumstance may seek the help of a lawyer in order to demand just compensation from the responsible party.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal motorcycle accident, call a Bath Township fatal motorcycle accident attorney at 216-522-1600.
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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.