Cleveland, OH (November 7, 2023) – The Cleveland Police Department and local firefighters responded to the scene of a crash that occurred during the evening hours on Monday.
Calls for assistance were received at around 10:15 p.m. on November 5.
According to reports from CPD, a total of four vehicles collided on Interstate 480 westbound. The incident blocks several lanes of the road near Lee Road.
Four flatbed trucks were requested at the scene to remove all of the damaged vehicles.
Around five or six victims sustained injuries in the crash. The victims were transported by ambulance to area hospitals for emergency treatment.
The incident is currently being investigated.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Ohio
More than 70,000 accidents resulting in injuries are reported every year in Ohio. There are many instances where people suffer serious injuries as a result of negligent motorists. Leading factors in many of the accidents reported in Ohio include:
- Driver fatigue
- Reckless driving
- Impaired driving
- Equipment failure
- Distracted driving
These and other negligent actions can cause severe accidents that result in significant injuries. Injuries that are commonly reported in car crashes across our state include:
- Fractures: bone fractures can be incredibly painful. Many victims who suffer from these injuries have to wear castes for several weeks following their accidents. In severe cases, victims may even need to go through therapy and rehabilitation.
- Cuts and lacerations: these injuries can result in permanent scarring. In severe cases, cuts and lacerations can have a devastating impact on the muscles and nerves beneath the skin.
- Concussions: these injuries can have an overwhelming impact on a person. Many people who suffer concussions have problems with pain and confusion.
If you have been harmed as a result of a crash that was caused by a negligent driver, you must take legal action right away. Seeking help from a Cleveland car accident lawyer can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to protect your rights and get justice. Your attorney will be able to help you investigate the accident and gather evidence on your behalf.
At Joseph Law Group, our team of experienced Ohio car accident lawyers is dedicated to providing reliable and aggressive representation for those who have been injured in a car accident. We understand the immediate and long-term impact that a serious injury can have on you and your family, which is why we strive to get our clients the economic recovery they deserve. With a free consultation and contingency fee basis, we make sure that all victims of careless and negligent drivers know their rights and understand their legal options. Let us help you seek justice and obtain the financial compensation you are entitled to after a motor vehicle accident. Contact us at 216-522-1600 today.
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.