Willowick, OH (June 14, 2022) – Three people were hurt following a traffic accident in the Willowick area on Monday afternoon, June 13. The crash was reported on OH-2 at around 1:36 p.m.
Firefighters and emergency crews were called to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties, and the on-ramps were shut down while paramedics were present. Four vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident. One person was trapped inside a van and had to be extricated by emergency personnel.
Two other people were also injured and taken to a local hospital for aid. One victim was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition. The circumstances leading to the crash are still unknown.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Ohio
The Ohio Department of Public Safety publishes traffic accident statistics every year. In 2017, 303,298 traffic accidents were reported on Ohio highways, according to the group. In 2017, 305,955 collisions were reported, with 108,801 injuries and 1,179 fatalities. This number is down slightly from 2016.
If you were injured as a result of someone else’s carelessness, you have the right to bring a personal injury claim. All drivers must act in a way that does not endanger others. Failure to do so might be construed as carelessness, and those who have been hurt may be entitled to compensation. A good lawyer can assist you in filing a personal injury claim.
After an accident, an experienced Willowick automobile accident lawyer may be able to assist clients in establishing their legal rights by making a claim for damages. Medical bills, unpaid wages, and pain and suffering are just some of the things that might be lost. The Joseph Law Group has a great deal of experience defending people who have been in car accidents. Our catastrophic injury lawyers can handle almost any type of personal injury case.
If you’ve been harmed in a car accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, call us right away at 216-522-1600 to discuss your options.
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.