Brimfield, OH – Richard Tenan Killed in Collision on Sandy Lake Rd

Brimfield, OH – Richard Tenan Killed in Collision on Sandy Lake Rd

Brimfield, OH (November 4, 2020) – A Kent man was killed following a two-vehicle collision in Brimfield on Monday, November 2. 

The accident reportedly occurred at around 2 p.m. at the intersection of Sandy Lake Road and Tallmadge Road. Local authorities reported that a 2017 Hyundai Tucson driven by a teen driver was traveling south on Sandy Lake Road when it ran a stop sign. The vehicle collided with a 2008 Smart Car Driven by Richard Tenan of Kent, Ohio. 

Tenan was ejected from his vehicle in the collision. Richard and his passenger, Pamela Tenan, suffered serious injuries. Both were taken to Akron City Hospital where Richard Tenan was later pronounced dead. All three juveniles traveling in the Hyundai sustained injuries. 

An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway. 

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

Deadly Stop-Sign Crashes in Ohio

Brimfield, OH - Richard Tenan Killed in Collision on Sandy Lake RdTraveling through an intersection can greatly increase your risk of being involved in a serious collision. When drivers fail to obey traffic signs, they can cause a crash resulting in severe injuries. There are more than 2.5 million intersection crashes reported across the country each year, accounting for nearly 40% of reported collisions. There are an estimated 2,967 fatalities caused by stop-sign runners each year in the United States. 

The preventable death of a loved one can be a shattering and entirely traumatic experience for surviving family members, and no amount of compensation can ever make up for the death of a loved one. Ohio wrongful death suits can be raised from careless acts, including a car crash, resulting in the death of a family member, in order to recover lost compensation for a representative of the deceased. Surviving family members should consult with an Ohio wrongful death lawyer who can help guide them through the process and construct a strong legal claim after the loss of a family member of a deadly accident.  

If you are filing an Ohio wrongful death claim in Cincinnati, hiring an attorney from the Green Law Firm can significantly benefit your case and put you on track to recover deserved legal compensation. We know how to litigate wrongful death lawsuits in Ohio and can adapt our strategies to the unique circumstances of your case, and our experienced personal injury lawyers will fight for the legal rights of families who have lost a loved one. Contact our offices today at (513)769-0840 if you have lost a family member due to the negligence of another. 

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