Shaker Heights, OH (October 22, 2021) – A man was killed in the aftermath of a crash involving a cyclist and a motor vehicle in Shaker Heights on Thursday, October 14.
The accident occurred at the crossing of Shaker Boulevard and South Park Boulevard. A 65-year-old man was riding a bike when he was hit by a motor vehicle. Emergency responders were called to the scene at around 7 a.m. that morning.
The area was closed for many hours. The injured party was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. No further information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Bicycle Accidents in Ohio
When riding a bicycle in Ohio, there is very little security. In 2019, 843 bicyclists were killed in vehicle accidents in the United States. While the overall number of cyclists killed has decreased, the number of cyclists killed has increased by more than 36% from 2010, when it was at an all-time low. Head trauma is responsible for the majority of serious injuries that occur as a result of bicycle accidents.
A wrongful death case may be able to assist your family in pursuing financial compensation as a result of your tragic loss. You can boost your chances of winning your case by speaking with an experienced Shaker Heights car crash lawyer.
When a loved one’s life is brutally cut short because of someone else’s recklessness, family members cry deeply. Healing may be a challenging task for those left to pick up the pieces. People are grieving for a number of reasons, and the last thing on their minds is often a lawsuit.
We at Joseph Law Group go to great lengths to ensure that our clients obtain the highest amount of compensation possible following the death of a loved one. Our legal team has a track record of achieving excellent outcomes for our clients.
Shaker Heights Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Our Shaker Heights wrongful death lawyers can help you and your family get through this tough time by providing you with peace of mind and ensuring that the person or entity responsible is held accountable. The filing of a claim against the at-fault party or their insurance company is the initial step in the recovery process.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, call an Ohio personal injury lawyer 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.