Canaan Twp, OH (August 2, 2022) – A woman lost her life and a man was injured following a two-vehicle crash in Canaan Township on Friday, April 29.
The collision took place near the intersection of Easton and Friendsville Roads. Local reports revealed that a 49-year-old Brunswick woman driving on Friendsville Road failed to yield at a stop sign and was hit by a pickup truck driven by a Smithville man.
The woman suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The man was treated for his injuries at the scene. No additional information has been released at this time.
An ongoing accident investigation 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 his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Stop Sign Crashes in Ohio
When a motorist ignores a stop sign, they significantly increase their risk of being involved in a collision with another vehicle. As some of you may have guessed, running a stop sign may put people in danger for a number of different reasons. It happens that cars who aren’t acquainted with the region may accidentally blow through a stop sign. Sometimes motorists are simply being lazy and want to go past a stop sign as quickly as possible. According to national data, one-third of all junction collisions that take place in the United States take place at intersections that are controlled by stop signs.
Being involved in a collision with another vehicle might have catastrophic effects. Nevertheless, the process of going through a vehicle accident case on your own without the assistance of an accident lawyer is much more difficult. In this situation, reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Cleveland is the best course of action that can be taken. Automobile collisions are not only taxing on a person’s body and mind, but they also require a significant amount of investigation, financial costs associated with medical care and missed earnings, and other considerations.
Unfortunately, incidents involving motor vehicles are extremely frequent all around the United States. Even if you exercise extreme caution at all times, there is still a possibility that you may be confronted with many problems at some point.
By helping clients file a claim for damages, a competent Canaan Township auto accident lawyer may be able to help clients establish their legal rights after a collision. The Joseph Law Group has a track record of helping those injured in car accidents. Please contact us as soon as you can at 216-522-1600 if you were hurt in a car accident that was brought on by someone else’s carelessness so that we can go through your options.
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.