Cincinnati, OH – Lisa Landrum Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on I-75Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Cincinnati, OH (July 27, 2020) – A woman was killed following a deadly crash in Cincinnati. The accident reportedly occurred on Friday afternoon, July 24. A passenger car and a semi-truck reportedly collided at around 1 p.m. Emergency responders and local law enforcement officials were called to the site of the crash on the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 near mile marker 1.9.
Local authorities revealed that 50-year-old Lisa Landrum suffered fatal injuries in the crash. According to local reports, Landrum was the passenger in a vehicle driven by 27-year-old David Cooper Jr. at the time of the accident. Initial sources revealed that Cooper failed to maintain stopping distance and rear-ended a tractor-trailer ahead of him. Landrum was pronounced dead due to injuries sustained in the crash.
Neither Cooper nor the truck driver was injured in the accident. All three parties were reportedly wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident. Authorities reported that neither impairment nor excessive speed was involved in the crash.
No further updates are available at this time. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Lisa Landrum at this time.
Deadly 18-Wheeler Accidents in Cincinnati
Crashes involving large commercial vehicles are often catastrophic for those traveling in passenger vehicles. These massive cars require a long distance to come to a stop and can inflict devastating injuries in the event of a crash. There are more than 500,000 semi-trucks involved in collisions annually in the United States. Statistics show that more than 5,000 occupants of passenger vehicles are killed in 18-wheeler collisions each year. Of those killed in semi-truck accidents, nearly 98% are drivers or passengers outside of the rig.
The preventable death of a loved one can be a shattering and entirely traumatic experience for surviving family members. 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.
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. Contact our offices today at (513)769-0840 if you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another.
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