Burton Twp, OH (May 20, 2022) – There were several injuries reported following a collision in the Burton Township area on Monday night, May 16. The accident was reported at the corner of OH-168 and Shedd Road at around 8:55 p.m.
Local reports revealed that a buggy was headed southbound on the highway when it was hit from behind by a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu driven by a 33-year-old Warren woman. The 13-year-old boy driving the buggy and his 20-year-old female passenger were hurt in the crash. Both parties were transported to University Hospitals in serious condition.
The driver of the Chevy was also injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. No additional information on the accident has been reported at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rear-End Accidents in Ohio
Rear-end collisions are one of the most prevalent forms of automobile collisions. They are also quite hazardous. The majority of these collisions happen while one car is stopped and the other is speeding. According to one research, rear-end collisions account for almost 29 percent of all major traffic accidents.
You have the right to file a negligence claim for your injuries if you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. Everyone is accountable for acting in a way that does not put others at risk. Failure to do so might be deemed negligent, and those who have been hurt could be entitled to compensation. A competent attorney can help you pursue a personal injury claim.
An experienced Burton Township personal injury lawyer may be able to help affected clients in exercising their legal rights by filing a claim for damages after an accident. Potential losses include medical expenditures, missed salary, and pain and suffering. The Joseph Law Group has a lot of experience representing car accident plaintiffs. Our catastrophic injury lawyers are capable of handling almost any kind of personal injury case.
If you’ve been wounded in an automobile accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call us immediately away at 216-522-1600 to talk about your case.
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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.