Brimfield Twp, OH (February 8, 2022) – A man was left injured following a traffic accident in Brimfield Township on Monday morning, February 7. The crash took place at the intersection of OH-261 and Mogadore Road at around 11:20 a.m.
Local reports revealed that a 42-year-old Kent woman was driving westbound in a GMC Acadia SUV. The woman made a left turn at the intersection and collided with a Chrysler 300 sedan driven by a 63-year-old Akron man.
The Akron man was injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. The woman was charged with failure to yield. No further information has been provided.
An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Failure to Yield Crashes in Ohio
Left-hand turns are responsible for almost 22% of all intersection accidents. According to the Federal Highway Administration, nearly 2.5 million car accidents happen at junctions every year, amounting to more than 40% of all recorded car crashes in the United States, showing just how serious of an issue intersection safety has become. Failure to yield is a common factor in collisions at crossroads in the US.
Car accident victims frequently struggle to understand their rights in time to defend themselves after a collision, and the moments following a collision are crucial in determining whether or not your compensation claim will be successful. The majority of people are unaware of state laws, insurance coverage, or what to do if they are injured in a car accident, which can be a roadblock in filing a personal injury claim. Fortunately, you are not required to pursue a personal injury claim on your own; instead, you can hire an experienced attorney to assist you in recovering lost compensation. A Brimfield personal injury attorney can assist you in filing a claim and recovering damages such as medical bills, lost wages, and other losses.
Cleveland Personal Injury Lawyers
Joseph Law Group has extensive experience in personal injury law, having fought for the rights of car crash accident victims for years. We have helped clients all over the state recover fully after being injured in a crash. Our Brimfield car accident lawyers are committed to helping people rebuild their lives after tragic events, and we want to make sure that those who are to blame are held accountable.
Call a Brimfield personal injury lawyer right away if you’ve been hurt in a car accident at 216-522-1600. You can be confident that your case is in capable hands.
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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.