Canton, OH (January 14, 2022) – A collision involving a stolen van in Canton ended in a fatality on Thursday, January 13. The deadly crash took place at the intersection of 4th Street NE and Harrison Avenue NE at around noon.
The suspects drove away after stealing a van. The van ran a red light and collided with another vehicle at the intersection. The accident resulted in the death of 42-year-old Jason Robison of Canton.
The suspect driver, 36-year-old Andrew M. Taggart, and his passenger, 34-year-old Jacob Lang, were taken into custody. Both parties are facing multiple charges in connection with the deadly accident.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jason Robison at this time.
Red-Light Collisions in Ohio
Traffic signals can only do so much to prevent a deadly collision. According to national statistics, red-light runners are responsible for hundreds of deaths across the country each year. These kinds of impacts are among the worst and are responsible for more than half of all severe injuries and a fourth of all deaths on the roadway. Left-hand turns are responsible for almost 22% of all intersection accidents.
Family members are often left in excruciating pain after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for those left to pick up the pieces. People are naturally grieving, and filing a lawsuit is usually the last thing on their minds.
In contrast, a wrongful death lawsuit may be able to help your family recover financial compensation as a result of your tragic loss. Using the services of a lawyer can assist you in winning your case.
Canton Wrongful Death Lawyers
Following the death of a loved one, we at Joseph Law Group go to great lengths to ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. Our legal team has a track record of achieving positive results for our clients. Our wrongful death attorneys in Canton can assist your family in getting through this difficult time and providing you with peace of mind while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. The first step in the recovery process is to file a claim against the at-fault party or their insurance provider.
Call a Canton catastrophic injury lawyer today at 216-522-1600 if you have lost a family member in a fatal car accident.
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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.