Brooklyn, OH (August 4, 2022) – A car crash in the Brooklyn area left one person dead and another injured on Wednesday, August 3. The deadly accident occurred at the 9900 block of Clinton Road that afternoon.
EMS and emergency crews were called to the scene of the accident. A 75-year-old man involved in the crash reportedly suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Another victim, a 65-year-old woman, was taken to MetroHealth in critical condition.
No further information has been released at this time.
An investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Ohio
When it comes to deadly collisions, Ohio is among the top 11 deadliest states. In fact, compared to the first half of 2020, road fatalities nationwide climbed by about 20%. Additionally, 1,334 people lost their lives in collisions in Ohio in 2021, an increase of 8% from 2020 and 15.5% from 2019.
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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.