Clermont Co, OH – Officer John Amole Injured in Head-On Crash on OH-132Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Clermont Co, OH (December 24, 2020) – An allegedly intoxicated driver crashed head-on into a police vehicle in Clermont County on Tuesday, December 23.
The incident reportedly occurred on OH-132 near Twelve Mile Road. At around 6:25 p.m. that night, a 1998 Toyota Corolla driven by 54-year-old Kimberly Powers of New Richmond, Ohio was traveling eastbound on the highway when she crossed the centerline while rounding a curve. Powers then collided head-on with a police vehicle driven by 31-year-old John Amole.
Amole was reportedly responding to a call regarding an impaired motorist driving a vehicle that matched the description of the Toyota. Officer Amolewas transported to Clermont Mercy Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. Powers was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in critical condition.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with John Amole, Kimberly Powers, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Accidents in Ohio
Head-on collisions are some of the most traumatic accidents possible and are involved in a significant percentage of deadly car crashes reported annually across the United States. In most cases, head-on crashes are the result of distracted or negligent drivers who veer into oncoming traffic. Statistics show that head-on accidents have a fatality rate of nearly 58% and are involved in an estimated 10% of deadly car crashes reported each year.
Ohio auto accidents can leave victims and their families with significant injuries and other financial damages, and these are often enough to completely disrupt a victim’s life. Big cities throughout the state have busy and congested roadways, which set the scene for a serious or life-threatening collision. These severe and fatal accidents can result in significant damages, including the cost of medical bills, lost income from being unable to return to work, or pain and suffering that lingers long after the crash.
The aggressive Ohio car crash lawyers at the Green Law Firm will help you explore all your legal options after being unfairly injured by a reckless driver. Our legal team has years of combined experience helping crash victims pursue personal injury claims, and we will make sure you and your case are treated fairly. If you were injured in an Ohio car accident, give us a call at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case today and see how our lawyers can help you recover the full value of your claim.
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