Cleveland, OH (December 10, 2021) – A three-vehicle crash left two people injured in Cleveland on Thursday afternoon, December 9. The accident occurred on Interstate 271 in the Broadview area at around 12:55 p.m.
Local reports revealed that two ODOT vehicles were parked on the side of the road with emergency lights flashing. Both vehicles were struck by a 2018 Ford pickup truck. One of the ODOT workers was injured and treated at the scene by responding medical personnel. The driver of the Ford was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
At this time, no further information on the crash has been revealed at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Collisions in Ohio
The speed at which a driver is traveling when a collision occurs is significant. When a vehicle exceeds the speed limit and causes a crash, more serious injuries are nearly always the result. Speeding is one of the behaviors connected to a higher risk of a catastrophic auto accident, and it is certainly one of the most common in Ohio. Thousands of people are killed every year in high-speed crashes in the United States.
Following a car accident, many victims struggle to understand their rights in time to protect themselves. The immediate aftermath of a collision is critical in securing your compensation claim. Most people do not have a thorough understanding of state laws, insurance policies, or what to do if they are injured in a car accident, which can be a stumbling block when seeking compensation. Fortunately, you are not required to pursue a personal injury claim on your own, and hiring an experienced attorney can help you recover lost compensation. An experienced personal injury lawyer in Cleveland can help you file a claim and recover damages such as medical bills, lost wages, and other losses.
Cleveland Car Crash Lawyers
Joseph Law Group has many years of experience in personal injury law, and we have helped clients from all over the state recover fully following a car accident. Our Cleveland car accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting people in rebuilding their lives following serious accidents, and we want to ensure that those responsible are held accountable.
Call us right away at 216-522-1600 if you have been injured in a serious car accident. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands.
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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.