Chester Twp, OH (May 19, 2022) – A three-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer resulted in the death of a Brecksville man. The deadly accident took place on Interstate 71 near mile marker 149 at around 5:22 a.m.
It was reported that 27-year-old Michael Ferrazza of Brecksville headed northbound in a black 2012 Hyundai Tucson. At the same time, 32-year-old Corey Bodenamer of Fairview Park was also traveling north in a white 2018 Peterbilt semi-tractor trailer.
The semi crashed into the rear of Ferrazza’s vehicle. Both vehicles left the road and crossed the median. It was then that a southbound black 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by 67-year-old Edward Bayer. Ferrazza was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, and Bodenhamer was also injured.
No further injuries were reported. An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Michael Ferrazza at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Trucking Accidents in Ohio
Every day, thousands of semi-trucks and commercial vehicles pass over Ohio’s roads and byways as they transport goods to their final destinations. Some predict that when the speed limit in Ohio will soon be raised, and this could cause the frequency of truck accidents to rise. Current figures reveal that tractor-trailer accidents harm thousands of people each year and kill hundreds more.
It is heartbreaking to lose a loved one. It is even more tragic when death occurs as a result of any form of neglect. When you have lost a loved one as a consequence of someone else’s carelessness, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. We know that no amount of money will bring back a deceased family member, but it is critical to hold the culpable person or parties accountable for their actions.
If you believe your loved one died as a result of someone else’s negligence, you need to seek legal advice right away. Joseph Law Group will guarantee that your interests are protected while pursuing a wrongful death claim. Due to our extensive experience, we can assist you in developing a persuasive case. An attorney can help those who have been hurt in a tragic accident get fair compensation from the responsible party.
Contact a Chester Township wrongful death lawyer today at 216-522-1600 if you have lost a family member in a deadly car accident.
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