Cleveland, OH (May 17, 2022) – A man was killed in the aftermath of a car crash in Cleveland on Monday morning, May 16. The deadly accident was reported at around 11:31 a.m. at the crossing of St. Clair Avenue and E. 105th Street.
It was reported that the victim was involved in a collision near the scene. Emergency responders were dispatched to provide necessary aid to the injured party. The wounded victim was transported to University Hospitals in critical condition and later pronounced dead.
The deceased victim was later identified as 38-year-old Kolby Clark. At this time, the circumstances leading to the deadly accident have not been made public.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Kolby Clark at this time.
Fatal Car Crashes in Ohio
Every year, the Ohio Department of Public Safety releases traffic accident data for the state. According to the organization, 303,298 traffic incidents occurred on Ohio highways in 2017. Despite a slight decrease from 2016, there were 305,955 crashes recorded, with 108,801 injuries and 1,179 deaths.
After a family member’s life is brutally cut short due to the irresponsibility of another, family members are frequently left in a tough position, and recuperating may be a challenge for those left to clean up the mess. People are mourning by nature, and bringing a lawsuit is often the last idea in their thoughts.
A wrongful death case, on the other hand, may be able to assist your family in recovering financial recompense as a consequence of your devastating loss. An attorney may help you reach a more advantageous settlement.
We at Joseph Law Group go to considerable measures to ensure that our clients obtain the highest amount of pay possible after the loss of a loved one. Our legal team has a proven track record of obtaining favorable outcomes for our clients. Our attorneys can help your family get through this tough period by offering help and support and guaranteeing that the culpable individual is brought to justice. The filing of a claim against the responsible party or their insurer is the initial stage in the recovery process.
If you have lost a family member in a deadly vehicle accident, contact a Cleveland wrongful death lawyer 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.