Cincinnati, OH – Kristina Schwab Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Cavour StOhio & Indiana Legal News
Cincinnati, OH (November 18, 2020) – On Saturday night, November 14, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident in the Cincinnati area.
According to reports from the Cincinnati Police Department, the accident occurred in the 4200 block of Cavour Street at around 10:15 p.m. According to local sources, an Acura MDX driven by 59-year-old Gregory Wright was reversing on the roadway when the driver struck a parked Subaru Outback. Wright then hit a female pedestrian.
Wright continued reversing and struck a parked Ford Focus. The injured pedestrian, 64-year-old Kristina Schwab, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities reported that impairment may have been a factor in the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Kristina Schwab at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Cincinnati
Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise across the country, despite the overall rate of collisions declining. Pedestrians are much more likely to suffer from life-threatening injuries in the event of a collision with a motor vehicle. In 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrian fatalities reported across the nation. That year, an average of one pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes. According to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, there were 6,590 pedestrians killed nationwide in 2019.
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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