Cleveland, OH (December 18, 2023) – A 41-year-old woman lost her life as a result of a fatal pedestrian accident in the Cleveland area on Saturday, December 16. The accident occurred at around 9:00 p.m.
According to reports provided by the Cleveland Police Department, a woman was driving on West 130th Street when she became involved in a collision during the evening hours. Immediately after the collision in the Jefferson neighborhood, the woman exited her vehicle to assess the damage. After exiting, the woman was struck by another vehicle traveling on the road. The victim, identified as Cassandra Fear, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Cassandra Fear.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio
In Ohio, thousands of people are injured every month as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where people have to go through extensive medical care for the injuries they suffered. Unfortunately, there are instances where people never recover from their injuries and end up passing away.
Losing a loved one due to a fatal collision can be incredibly devastating to deal with. Unfortunately, there are many cases where people end up passing away as a result of injuries due to the negligent and reckless actions of other drivers. Speeding, drug use, alcohol impairment, and distracted driving continue to cause devastating accidents, resulting in the deaths of innocent people.
After experiencing the loss of a loved one, it is vital that your family seeks the assistance of a Cleveland wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. A dedicated legal team can ensure that your family has the best chance of getting justice after losing a loved one in a fatal collision.
Your attorney will be able to help you obtain justice and take various tasks off your shoulders so that you can focus on your family and healing. In addition to reviewing the police report, your attorney will contact the medical examiner for all medical records. They will also get statements from anyone who witnessed the crash. They will also work with experts to recreate the crash.
At Joseph Law Group, we take pride in our history of delivering exceptional legal representation to injured individuals and mourning families in Ohio. We understand the severe impact that accidents can have on both individuals and their loved ones, which is why we are dedicated to seeking justice for our clients. Our team works tirelessly to provide strong advocacy and secure the rightful compensation for those we represent. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, reach out as soon as possible by calling 216-522-1600 for a free consultation. Let us be your voice in pursuing justice for your family during this difficult time.
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.