Flat Rock, OH (May 30, 2022) – A Bellevue woman was killed after being involved in a single-vehicle crash in the Flat Rock area on Sunday night, May 30. The deadly crash was reported on Count Road 29 near Chestnut Street at around 7:30 p.m.
Local reports revealed that a man was driving a Lincoln passenger car northbound on the roadway. The driver reportedly hit a parked vehicle and was seriously hurt. A front-seat passenger in the Lincoln suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The deceased party was identified as 34-year-old Heather Salyers. At this time, the cause of the accident has not been disclosed.
An ongoing investigation into the fatal collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim Heather Salyers at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Ohio
The state’s Department of Public Safety publishes traffic accident statistics for Ohio every year. In 2017, 303,298 traffic accidents were reported on Ohio roadways, according to the group. 305,955 collisions were reported, with 108,801 injuries and 1,179 fatalities, a modest reduction from 2016.
Family members find it difficult to cope with the untimely loss of a loved one. As you struggle to grasp what has occurred, your life grinds to a full standstill. It may be significantly more difficult to deal with the loss of a family member as a result of someone else’s irresponsibility. In a wrongful death lawsuit, the surviving family members of a dead individual submit a claim for injuries and seek compensation for losses caused by the untimely death.
If you believe your loved one died as a result of someone else’s negligence, you should seek legal help right soon. When considering a wrongful death case, Joseph Law Group can protect your legal rights. Due to our extensive experience, we can assist you in developing a compelling case. A lawyer can help those who have been hurt in a horrible accident get proper compensation from the responsible party.
If you have lost a loved one in a deadly car accident, contact a Flat Rock wrongful death lawyer right now at 216-522-1600.
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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.