Cleveland, OH (December 8, 2021) – On Tuesday afternoon, December 7, a deadly car crash was reported in the Cleveland area. The crash occurred at around 12:26 p.m. at the intersection of E. 22nd Street and Cedar Avenue.
Emergency responders were sent to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. Debris from the crash resulted in road closures near the site. At least one person involved in the accident suffered fatal injuries. At this time, the identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Crashes in Ohio
You’re always in danger of colliding with another vehicle when you’re driving, and the majority of us drive every day. Every year, approximately 3 million people are injured in car accidents in the United States. In the state of Ohio alone, there were 1,131 traffic fatalities in 2017. Over 400 people were killed by drunk drivers in the state that year.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for those left to pick up the pieces. People are naturally grieving, and filing a lawsuit is usually the last thing on their minds.
As a result of your tragic loss, a wrongful death lawsuit may be able to assist your family in recovering financial compensation. Working with a Cleveland catastrophic injury lawyer can improve your chances of winning your case.
Car Crash Lawyers in Cleveland
Following the death of a loved one, we at Joseph Law Group go to great lengths to ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. Our legal team has a track record of achieving positive results for our clients. Our Cleveland wrongful death attorneys can assist your family in navigating this difficult time while also ensuring that the party responsible is held accountable. The first step in the recovery process is to file a claim against the at-fault party or their insurance provider.
Call a Cleveland car accident lawyer today at 216-522-1600 if you have lost a family member in a fatal car accident.
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 Columbia Township 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.