Cleveland, OH (May 3, 2022) – According to local officials, at least one person was injured in a serious vehicle accident in Cleveland on Tuesday afternoon, May 3. The accident happened at the intersection of E. 40th Street and Central Avenue at 12:25 p.m.

To assist the injured, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene. Several lanes were closed as a result of the collision. At this time, there are few details about the extent of the related damages. Local paramedics treated those who were injured in the accident. The identities of those who were injured are still unknown.

The cause of the accident is being investigated by local authorities.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.

Reckless Driving Accidents in Ohio

Cleveland, OH - 40th St & Central Ave Site of Crash with Injuries

Ohio drivers have a bad reputation for driving erratically, and careless driving is a leading cause of fatal collisions. No matter how cautious you are behind the wheel, the actions of a reckless driver are unpredictable. Despite traffic laws, 13,000 people die each year as a result of careless driving, with human error accounting for over 90% of all recorded car accidents.

If you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have the right to file a negligence claim for your injuries. Everyone is responsible for acting in a manner that does not endanger others. Failure to do so may be interpreted as negligence, and those who have been injured may be entitled to compensation. A personal injury claim can be pursued with the help of an experienced attorney.

Pursuing a personal injury claim can be a long and difficult process for those with little legal experience. You are not required to complete all tasks on your own. A knowledgeable Cleveland personal injury attorney can assist you in obtaining the maximum amount of compensation allowed by law.

After an accident, a skilled Cleveland car accident lawyer can help injured people assert their legal rights by filing a claim for damages. Medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering are all examples of potential damages. The Joseph Law Group has a lot of experience representing people who have been in car accidents. Our serious injury lawyers can handle almost any type of personal injury case.

If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call us right now at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case.

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.