Brooklyn Heights, OH – Crash on I-480 near I-77 Ends in Injuries

Brooklyn Heights, OH – Crash on I-480 near I-77 Ends in Injuries

Brooklyn Heights, OH (January 10, 2024) – Emergency officials out of Brooklyn Heights responded to the scene of a car crash that ended in injuries. The accident was reported to law enforcement just before 7:45 a.m. on January 8.

According to reports provided by area law enforcement, a silver 2018 Honda CR-V SUV was traveling west on Interstate 480 from the Interstate 77 southbound entrance ramp. A silver 2020 Ford Explorer SUV was behind the vehicle. As the Honda began to slow down due to traffic on the road ahead, it was struck in the rear by the Ford Explorer. Two people involved in the accident were injured. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to provide care to 59-year-old Brenda Lucas. Lucas was transported to Metro Main Campus. One additional victim, identified as 54-year-old Tamala Brown, was transported to Parma VA Hospital for emergency care. At this time, the crash is being investigated.

We hope Tamala Brown and Brenda Lucas recover quickly following this accident.

Car Accidents in Ohio

Ohio experiences multiple car accidents on a daily basis that lead to severe harm. Regrettably, numerous individuals find it challenging to move past the physical and emotional anguish they endure. If you find yourself dealing with this type of situation, it is crucial to seek assistance from an Ohio car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Your legal representative will take charge of the necessary steps toward your recovery, handling tasks on your behalf with the ultimate goal of achieving justice. Such services include:

  • Document the accident scene thoroughly by taking photographs and taking notes.
  • Obtain a copy of the official police accident report.
  • Identify all parties who may be responsible for the incident.
  • Obtain any evidence available to substantiate negligence and liability claims.
  • Work with experts, including crash reconstruction specialists.
  • Compile and document information regarding damages and anticipated future care needs.

It is vital that you seek legal representation from a dedicated personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice.

At Joseph Law Group, our top priority is advocating for the rights of those who have been injured in car accidents. We believe that victims deserve compensation for their suffering and we will fight tirelessly to ensure they receive it. Our experienced team offers free consultations and operates on a contingency fee basis, meaning you will not pay anything upfront until we win your case. Let us help you get the justice and financial recovery you deserve after a traumatic event. Contact us today by calling 216-522-1600 to schedule a consultation with one of our dedicated Ohio car accident lawyers.

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.


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