Cincinnati, OH – Melissa Holder Killed in Head-On Crash on River Rd

Cincinnati, OH – Melissa Holder Killed in Head-On Crash on River Rd

Cincinnati, OH (August 26, 2020) – A deadly car crash in the Riverside area of Cincinnati left one woman dead on Monday morning, August 24. The fatal collision occurred at the 3600 block of River Road at around 10 a.m. 

The cause of the crash has not been disclosed at this time. According to reports from local authorities, a 2011 Toyota Camry was traveling eastbound on US-50 when it crossed the centerline and collided with a 1996 Ford Taurus traveling westbound on the highway. First responders and local authorities were dispatched to the site of the crash to render aid tot he injured parties at the scene. 

The driver of the Taurus, 41-year-old Mellisa Holder, sustained critical injuries in the accident. She was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center by the Cincinnati Fire Department. Holder later succumbed to her injuries. At this time, very few details about the collision have been reported. 

An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local authorities. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Melissa Holder at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Cincinnati Deadly Head-On Collisions

Cincinnati, OH - Melissa Holder Killed in Head-On Crash on River RdWhen two cars traveling directly toward each other collide, it is known as a head-on crash. All kinds of car accidents can result in injuries, but head-on collisions are more likely to result in life-threatening injuries due to the force of impact. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that head-on collisions had a nearly 58% fatality rate in 2017. An estimated 2% of reported car accidents involve head-on impacts each year. However, head-on crashes are involved in nearly 10% of fatal collisions reported annually. 

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.  

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