Streetsboro, OH (July 18, 2022) – Police in Portage County are currently investigating the details of a car crash that happened in Streetsboro. The incident was reported at approximately 2:39 p.m. 

According to reports, the wreck happened on Route 14 near Portage Pointe Drive. A 2014 Kia Soul collided head-on with a semi-truck for reasons still being investigated by police. 

The semi-truck was pulling an RV at the time of the crash, sources said. The Kia was headed northwest while the truck was headed southeast. 

The driver of the Kia, identified as Patricia Jamison, 67, lost her life in the collision. She required extrication from her vehicle by fire crews with the Streetsboro Fire Department.

The truck driver sustained no injuries in the wreck. He was identified as a 58-year-old man from Mentor. At this time, police are investigating the details of the incident. 

Authorities with the Streetsboro Police and other responders were sent to the scene to render aid. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Patricia Jamison. Our thoughts are with the injured victim. We hope for their full recovery. 

Ohio Car Crashes

Streetsboro, OH - Fatal Head-On Crash Takes One Life on Rt 14 near Portage Pointe Dr

The actions of careless drivers are unpredictable and dangerous, putting every individual on the roadway in danger. The rules of the road are implemented to make sure that all drivers are afe at all times. Every year, approximately 13,000 individuals lose their lives due to careless driving. These crashes make up approximately one-third of all auto accident deaths in the United States. 

The majority of legal claims have to be submitted within the state’s statute of limitations. Personal Injury Claims in Ohio must be submitted within two years of the accident date. If you do not flie a claim within two years after your wreck happened, you will most likely lose the right toward financial compensation. 

After a serious crash, a skilled car accident attorney in Streetsboro can help you exercise your legal rights by submitting a personal injury claim for compensation. Wage loss, pain and suffering medical care, vehicle repairs, and more may be eligible for financial compensation after you’re hurt in a car wreck caused by driver negligence. The car crash attorneys from the Joseph Law Group have been helping injured crash victims recover compensation for many years.

You can reach our law office by calling 216-522-1600. A skilled car accident attorney will help you understand your legal right toward financial compensation. You do not have to face this situation by yourself. A Streetsboro car crash attorney will help you recover in more ways than one after you’re hurt in a crash. 

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.