Claridon Twp, OH (June 21, 2022) – A motorcyclist was killed and several others seriously hurt following a multi-vehicle crash in Claridon Township Saturday night, June 18. The fatal crash was reported on US-322 near OH-608 at around 6:21 p.m.
It was reported that the driver of a red Subaru SUV was speeding when they crashed into a black Kia minivan. The impact caused the Subaru to overturn and hit two motorcyclists. The Subaru finally hit a Buick behind the riders before coming to a stop on the highway.
The driver of the Subaru was seriously injured and flown to University Hospitals in Cleveland. One of the motorcyclists sustained fatal injuries in the crash, and the other was hospitalized for treatment of serious injuries. The other drivers were also injured and provided medical treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly 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 victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Motorcycle Crashes in Ohio
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, there are around 175 fatal motorcycle accidents reported in the state each year. Motorcycle collisions accounted for about 16 percent of all deadly collisions. Statistics found that urban areas were the site of nearly 54 percent of fatal motorcycle crashes. In 2016, 212 people died in fatal motorcycle accidents.
It is extremely difficult for family members to cope with the premature death of a loved one. Your life comes to a complete halt as you try to comprehend what has happened. It may be exceedingly traumatic to deal with the loss of a family member as a consequence of someone else’s irresponsibility. The surviving family members of a deceased person file a claim for injuries and seek compensation for damages caused by the premature death in a wrongful death case.
If you suspect your loved one died as a consequence of someone else’s carelessness, you should seek legal advice right once. Joseph Law Group can help you preserve your legal rights in a wrongful death claim. We can assist you in constructing a persuasive case due to our considerable experience. A lawyer can assist persons who have been injured in a tragic situation in obtaining fair compensation from the accountable party.
Call a Claridon Township wrongful death lawyer right now at 216-522-1600 if you have lost a loved one in a fatal vehicle 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.