Cincinnati, OH – Candice Christon Fatally Struck on Reading RdOhio & Indiana Legal News
Cincinnati, OH (September 29, 2020) – A woman reportedly suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle in Cincinnati on Saturday morning, September 26.
According to reports from local officials, 33-year-old Candice Christon was attempting to cross in the 3385 block of Reading Road in the Avondale area just past midnight on Saturday. Christon was then hit by a southbound vehicle on the driver. The driver failed to remain at the scene.
Christon was then transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for the treatment of critical injuries. She was later pronounced dead while receiving treatment. At this time, no information on the involved driver or vehicle has been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Candice Christon at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio
Data from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association revealed that deadly pedestrian accidents in the United States hit a 30-year-high in 2019. That year, there were an estimated 6,590 reported pedestrian fatalities nationwide. Not only have pedestrian fatalities have been increasing across the country since 2013, but they also account for the fastest-growing percentage of traffic deaths. In 2018, nearly 17% of traffic fatalities involved pedestrian accidents, and nearly 20% of deadly pedestrian collisions that year involved hit-and-runs.
The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by a negligent or reckless driver. Families involved in Ohio wrongful death cases often suffer from serious financial losses, both immediately and in the future, that require the help of a qualified wrongful death attorney. Some of these losses include the deceased’s medical care, burial costs, and lost future earnings. Family members who have lost a loved one often do not know what to do in order to recover the compensation they deserve.
An experienced Ohio wrongful death attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a Cincinnati wrongful death lawsuit to pursue the compensation that you deserve after the loss of a loved one. The legal team at the Green Law Firm is here to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get justice for your lost loved one while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. If you have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, contact us today at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case with an attorney who cares.
Note: Our team uses independent sources to acquire the information that we report about in these posts. Our sources include local police accident reports, state police press releases, independent news sources, as well as, eyewitnesses and first-hand accounts of the described injury accidents. For this reason, the information and details that we report about in these posts have not been independently verified. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please bring it to our attention immediately, and will do everything we can to correct the information as quickly as possible. If you would like us to remove a post for any reason, please let us know and we will remove the story as soon as we are able to do so.
Disclaimer: The Green Law Firm has worked hard throughout the decades to become well-respected members of our local business community. We are always striving to improve the quality of our fellow community member’s lives and hope that by drawing attention to the serious dangers related to catastrophic injury accidents in Ohio that people will take all the necessary precautions to avoid being involved in a serious car accident. The information that we provide in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal advice or medical advice. These posts are not intended to be a solicitation for business. The pictures used in these posts are not representative of the actual vehicles involved in the accident or of the actual crash site.