Shalersville Twp, OH (April 1, 2022) – A reservist in the U.S. Air Force was killed following a head-on crash in Shalersville Township on Sunday, March 27. The fatal accident was reported on OH-44. 

Local reports revealed that 42-year-old John Jacob Predis of Pennsylvnia was driving a 2014 Toyota when he lost control. He crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a 2006 Ford F-450 pickup truck. 

Predis suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The driver of the Ford was injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. No additional information has been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the fatal crash is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Head-On Collisions in Ohio

Shalersville Twp, OH - John Predis Dies in Head-On Crash on OH-44

Each year, head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road fatalities, accounting for less than 2% of all reported car accidents. The majority of these collisions are caused by distracted or negligent drivers who swerve into opposing traffic lanes. When a driver merges into oncoming traffic, they risk colliding with another vehicle head-on, which can be fatal even at low speeds.

You have the right to file a negligence claim for your injuries if you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. Everyone is accountable for acting in a way that does not put others in danger. Failure to do so could be construed as negligence, and those who have been hurt may be entitled to compensation. With the help of an experienced attorney, a personal injury claim can be pursued.

For those with little legal experience, pursuing a personal injury claim can be a long and difficult process. You don’t have to do everything on your own. A skilled Shalersville Township serious injury lawyer can help you obtain the maximum amount of compensation available under the law.

Car Accident Attorneys in Shalersville Township

Following an accident, a knowledgeable Shalersville Township car accident lawyer can assist injured individuals in asserting their legal rights by filing a claim for damages. Potential damages include medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The Joseph Law Group has extensive experience representing victims of car accidents. Our lawyers can handle almost any type of personal injury case.

Call a personal injury lawyer in Shalersville Township right now at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case if you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

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.