Cleveland, OH (November 30, 2021) – A man was killed and three other people injured after a car crash in Cleveland on Saturday night, November 27. The deadly accident took place on the Detroit-Superior Bridge at around 9:45 p.m.
Local reports revealed that a 24-year-old man was driving an Audi A4 eastbound on the roadway when he lost control of his vehicle. The man crossed the centerline where he crashed head-on with a Greater Cleveland RTA headed westbound.
Neither the bus driver nor the five passengers on board were injured. A 23-year-old male passenger in the Audi suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at MetroHealth. The driver and a 27-year-old passenger were injured in the crash. A 24-year-old female passenger was hospitalized for the treatment of serious injuries.
An ongoing accident investigation is being managed by local authorities.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Crashes in Ohio
When you’re behind the wheel, you’re always in danger of colliding with another vehicle, and the majority of us drive on a daily basis. Each year, approximately 3 million people in the United States are injured in car accidents. In the state of Ohio alone, there were 1,131 traffic fatalities in 2017. More than 400 people died as a result of drunk drivers.
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 help you improve your chances of a successful claim.
Auto Accidents in 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 delivering results for our clients. Our Cleveland wrongful death attorneys can assist your family in getting through this difficult time while also ensuring that the responsible party 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.
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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.