Cleveland Heights, OH – Pedestrian Struck at Cedar Rd & S Taylor Rd

Cleveland Heights, OH – Pedestrian Struck at Cedar Rd & S Taylor Rd

Cleveland Heights, OH (March 13, 2024) – On Tuesday evening, the police and firefighters in Cleveland Heights were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that left a pedestrian injured. The collision occurred just before 6:10 p.m.

According to police reports, a silver SUV struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Cedar Road and South Taylor Road. The driver then continued forward and fled the scene, leaving the pedestrian on the roadway. Emergency medical services responded to the scene and located the pedestrian, who was conscious at the scene. Medical personnel rendered aid to the victim before transporting them to a local hospital. The incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly following this accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio

Ohio witnesses over 70,000 reported injury-causing crashes annually, with numerous cases involving individuals suffering serious injuries due to the negligence of drivers. Unfortunately, there are many instances when pedestrians are injured as a result of these accidents. Primary factors contributing to many Ohio accidents include:

  • Driver fatigue
  • Speeding
  • Equipment failure
  • Distracted driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Impaired driving

These negligent actions can lead to severe accidents resulting in significant injuries commonly reported across the state:

  • Fractures: Bone fractures often require victims to wear casts for weeks following accidents. In severe instances, therapy and rehabilitation may be necessary.
  • Cuts and lacerations: These injuries can result in permanent scarring and, in severe cases, have a significant impact on muscles and nerves beneath the skin.
  • Concussions: Concussions cause issues like pain and confusion for many who experience them.

If you have suffered harm due to a crash caused by a negligent driver, immediate legal action is essential. Consulting with a Cleveland Heights pedestrian accident attorney can position you to protect your rights and pursue justice. Your attorney will assist in investigating the accident and gathering evidence on your behalf.

At Joseph Law Group, our of experienced Ohio car accident lawyers are committed to providing reliable and assertive representation for those injured in car accidents. Understanding the immediate and long-term impacts of serious injuries, we strive to secure the economic recovery our clients deserve. Offering free consultations and operating on a contingency fee basis, we ensure that all victims of careless and negligent drivers comprehend their rights and legal options. Let us assist you in seeking justice and obtaining the entitled financial compensation after a motor vehicle accident. Contact us at 216-522-1600 today.

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.


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