Cleveland, OH (January 26, 2022) – There were confirmed injuries following a traffic accident in Cleveland on Monday morning, January 24. The crash took place at the intersection of 30th Street and Woodland Avenue at around 5:12 a.m.
A gray vehicle was reportedly heading northbound when the driver ran a red light. The vehicle crashed into a black pickup truck. The adult male driver was trapped inside and had to be extricated from the vehicle. The motorist was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Intersection Accidents in Ohio
Traffic lights can only prevent a serious crash to an extent, and many drivers run red lights in Cleveland. According to the Federal Highway Administration, nearly 2.5 million car accidents happen at junctions every year, amounting to more than 40% of all recorded car crashes in the United States, showing just how serious of an issue intersection safety has become.
Car accident victims frequently struggle to understand their rights in time to defend themselves after a collision, and the moments immediately following a collision are critical in determining whether or not your claim for compensation will be successful. The majority of people are unaware of state laws, insurance coverage, or what to do if they are injured in a car accident, which can be a stumbling block when filing a personal injury claim.
Fortunately, you are not required to pursue a personal injury claim on your own, and hiring an experienced attorney can help you recover lost compensation. A knowledgeable Cleveland personal injury attorney can help you file a claim and recover damages like medical bills, lost wages, and other losses.
Car Crash Lawyers in Cleveland
After years of fighting for the rights of accident victims, Joseph Law Group has extensive experience in personal injury law, and we have helped clients from all over the state recover fully after being injured in a car accident. Our Cleveland car accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting people in rebuilding their lives following tragic events, and we want to make sure that those who are to blame are held accountable.
If you have been injured in a car accident, call a Cleveland personal injury lawyer right away at 216-522-1600. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands.
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.