Cleveland, OH (December 14, 2023) – At least one person was transported to an area hospital with injuries following an automobile accident that took place in the Cleveland area on Tuesday evening, December 12. The Ohio State Highway Patrol was notified of the collision at approximately 5:30 p.m.
According to reports from OSHP, multiple vehicles collided on the southbound side of Interstate 71. The incident blocked several lanes of travel near Ohio State Route 176 S. Multiple vehicles were removed from the scene as a result of the collision. Authorities confirmed that injuries were reported in the accident. Emergency medical services personnel responded to the scene to care for the injured victims. Those who required further care were transported to local hospitals. At this time, the incident is being investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
It is our hope that the people injured in this crash will recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Ohio
Thousands of people are injured every single month as a result of car accidents in Ohio. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents could have been avoided. The number of injuries caused by speeding, failure to yield, and distracted driving is over a million every year in the United States. Countless other victims are severely harmed as a result of drivers who engage in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles.
Our Cleveland Metropolitan area has seen an alarming increase in motor vehicle accidents over the past few years. There are several factors that continue to contribute to these accidents taking place. In many instances, we see more motorists distracted by their cell phones and even food while operating their vehicles. Impairment, failure to yield, and other negligent actions continue to play a critical role in accidents across the area.
In many cases, innocent people are forced to deal with overwhelming pain and suffering as a result of their accidents. If you find yourself in this situation, it is important that you understand the legal options that may be available to help you move forward. You should seek representation from a Cleveland car accident lawyer right away to explore the options that you have when it comes to getting justice
For more than 20 years, Joseph Law Group has been devoted to delivering outstanding legal advocacy. We recognize the consequences of injuries and are dedicated to assisting our clients in regaining their well-being and attaining proper compensation. Our skilled lawyers will vigorously battle for your rights and offer transparent guidance every step of the way. If you have suffered harm from a car accident caused by another driver’s recklessness, reach out to our Ohio firm for a complimentary consultation at 216-522-1600.
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.