Garfield Heights, OH (January 10, 2022) – Authorities have released the identity of the man who was killed following a multi-vehicle crash in Garfield Heights on Friday morning, January 7. The deadly accident occurred at the intersection of Turney Road and Wallingford Avenue at around 11 a.m.
Four vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident. Two of the vehicles crashed head-on. Emergency responders were called to the scene, and one of the victims had to be extricated from their vehicle. Local reports later revealed that 53-year-old James D. Meadows sustained fatal injuries in the impact. No additional updates have been released at this time.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of James D. Meadows at this time.
Deadly Auto Accidents 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, drunk drivers killed over 400 people in the state.
After a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, family members are often left in excruciating pain, and recovering can be a difficult battle for those left to pick up the pieces. People are grieving by nature, and filing a lawsuit is often the last thing on their minds.
A wrongful death lawsuit, on the other hand, may be able to assist your family in recovering financial compensation as a result of your tragic loss. Using the services of an attorney can help you win your case.
Garfield Heights Wrongful Death Attorneys
We at Joseph Law Group go to great lengths to ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible following the death of a loved one. Our legal team has a proven track record of obtaining favorable outcomes for our clients. Our wrongful death lawyers in Garfield Heights can help your family get through this difficult time and give you peace of mind while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. The filing of a claim against the at-fault party or their insurance provider is the first step in the recovery process.
If you have lost a family member in a fatal car accident, call a Garfield Heights car crash lawyer today 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.