Cincinnati, OH – Aaron Allton Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash on OH-562Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Cincinnati, OH (January 3, 2021) – Two men were injured, one seriously, following a head-on collision in Cincinnati on Friday morning, January 1.
Local reports revealed that the accident occurred at around 3:30 a.m. on OH-562. According to local sources, 25-year-old Christopher Long was traveling west in a 2016 Hyundai Elantra on the westbound lanes of the highway. Long collided head-on with an eastbound 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by 32-year-old Aaron Allton.
Both Long and Allton sustained injuries in the crash and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Allton was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in serious condition. Authorities believe that impairment was a factor in the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with Aaron Allton, Christopher Long, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Accidents in Cincinnati
Reckless drivers are much more likely to cause catastrophic car accidents. When a negligent or intoxicated driver drives on the wrong side of the road, they are at risk of causing a head-on collision. Even at low speeds, these types of crashes can result in fatal injuries. Statistics show that head-on crashes have a nearly 58% fatality rate. Despite making up only 2% of reported car crashes each year, head-on collisions are involved in an estimated 10% of reported roadway fatalities nationwide.
In Ohio, other drivers owe a duty to use reasonable care when operating a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, many drivers in the state breach this duty and cause catastrophic car accidents. The resulting damages following a car accident can impact a victim’s life. The driver who is responsible for causing an Ohio car accident can be held responsible for any resulting injuries. Before you discuss your claim with an insurance company, you should consult with a qualified Cincinnati car crash attorney.
When you are injured in an Ohio car accident, you need to pursue a personal injury claim in order to recover lost compensation. Obtaining legal advice and representation is essential in the early stages. The Green Law Firm will protect your rights when dealing with the authorities or insurance companies, and our experienced legal team will help you construct a strong case to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured by a negligent driver, contact our law offices today at (513)769-0840 to see how we can help.
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