Cleveland, OH (May 16, 2022) – Three people required hospitalization following a car crash in Cleveland on Monday morning, May 16. The accident was reported at the crossing of Superior Avenue and 24th Street at around 3:50 a.m.
Two vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. One vehicle reportedly overturned and the other sustained significant front-end damage. A 20-year-old man involved in the crash was transported to MetroHealth in critical condition. Another 20-year-old male was also hospitalized in serious condition.
A 26-year-old woman was transported to University Hospitals for treatment of sustained injuries. No additional information has been revealed.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Ohio Car Crashes
The Ohio Department of Public Safety publishes traffic accident statistics every year. In 2017, 303,298 traffic accidents were reported on Ohio roads, according to the group. Despite a minor reduction from 2016, 305,955 collisions were reported, resulting in 108,801 injuries and 1,179 fatalities.
Most legal claims must be submitted within a certain length of time, according to the statute of limitations. In Ohio, most personal injury claims, including vehicle accident claims, must be submitted within two years after the accident. The individual circumstances of your case may influence these deadlines, so consult with a lawyer as quickly as possible to determine the best approach for you.
Following an accident, an experienced Cleveland personal injury lawyer may be able to assist injured clients in exercising their legal rights by submitting a claim for damages. Medical bills, lost pay, and pain and suffering are all examples of potential losses. The Joseph Law Group has extensive expertise defending victims of vehicle accidents. Our catastrophic injury attorneys can handle practically any kind of personal injury case.
If you’ve been hurt in a crash involving someone else’s carelessness, contact us right away at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case.
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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.