Cleveland, OH (December 24, 2021) – Two women were injured after being hit by a driver in the Cleveland area on Friday morning, December 24. The crash was reported at around 2:30 a.m. on W. 25th Street near MetroHealth Hospital.
A Jeep was reportedly traveling on the roadway when the driver crashed into a minivan. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene. Two women riding inside the minivan were transported to a local hospital for treatment. One of the victims was reportedly in critical condition.
The at-fault driver is reportedly still at large. Authorities are looking into additional information concerning the identity of the motorist.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Ohio
When you’re driving, you’re always in danger of colliding with another vehicle, and the majority of us do it every day. In the United States, approximately 3 million people are injured in car accidents each year. In 2017, there were 1,131 traffic fatalities in the state of Ohio alone. In the same year, over 400 people were killed in the state by drunk drivers.
You have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries if you were harmed in an accident caused by the conduct of a negligent party. All drivers in Ohio are all obligated to act in a way that does not put others in danger. Failure to do so may be construed as negligence, and injured parties may be entitled to seek compensation for their injuries. An experienced attorney can help victims pursue a personal injury claim.
For people with little legal knowledge, pursuing a personal injury claim can be a long and difficult procedure. You don’t have to go it alone. A skilled Cleveland car crash attorney can help you get the most money possible under the law.
Personal Injury Attorneys in Cleveland
After an accident, a knowledgeable Cleveland personal injury lawyer can assist injured individuals in protecting their legal rights by pursuing a claim for damages. Potential damages include medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Joseph Law Group has extensive expertise in representing accident victims in the Cleveland area. Our serious injury attorneys in Cleveland can represent clients in practically all types of personal injury matters.
Call us now at 216-522-1600 to explore your case if you have been hurt in an accident by a careless person
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.