Bratenahl, OH (September 23, 2021) – A multi-vehicle accident in the Bratenahl area on Monday, September 20, left one killed and several others injured.
The crash reportedly occurred on Interstate 90 just east of E. 9th Street. Paramedics were sighted near the scene at around 10:30 a.m. that morning. Three or more vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash.
There were significant delays reported on the highway as crews worked at the scene. One person was pronounced deceased by attending medical personnel. Four adults were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment of sustained injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Wrong-Way Collisions in Ohio
While wrong-way driver collisions are uncommon, statistics suggest that the number of fatal wrong-way collisions has increased in recent years. According to the American Automobile Association, 500 persons were killed in wrong-way collisions each year between 2015 and 2018. Head-on collisions are among the deadliest, accounting for about ten percent of all fatal wrecks each year.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns.
However, a wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss. You can improve your chances of a successful claim by partnering with an experienced car crash attorney in Ohio.
Bratenahl Car Crash Attorneys
At Joseph Law Group, we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our team of attorneys has shown in past cases that we can deliver results for our clients. Our Bratenahl wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. The process of recovery starts by filing a claim against the at-fault party or their insurance provider.
Contact an Ohio car crash attorney today at 216-522-1600 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly car accident.
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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.