Columbus, OH – Critical Injuries in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 71Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Columbus, OH (February 16, 2021) – There were critical injuries reported following a multi-car pileup in the Columbus area on Sunday evening, February 14.
Local sources revealed that the crash occurred on Interstate 71 near Cooke Road. Emergency responders were dispatched to the crash site at around 10:30 p.m. that night. According to initial reports, four vehicles were involved in the accident.
One person was reportedly in critical condition. That injured party was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The site of the crash was closed for multiple hours while first responders were present.
No further information on the accident is currently available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Ohio
Any time you are traveling in a motor vehicle, you are at risk of being involved in a serious car accident. Car crashes take place daily across Ohio and are the leading contributors to death and serious injury for state residents. There were 65,140 car accidents reported across the state in 2017 alone. That year, a total of 18,832 people were injured and 1,131 people were killed in vehicle collisions in Ohio.
In Ohio, other drivers owe a duty to use reasonable care when operating a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, many drivers in the state breach this duty and cause catastrophic car accidents. The resulting damages following a car accident can impact a victim’s life. The driver who is responsible for causing an Ohio car accident can be held responsible for any resulting injuries. Before you discuss your claim with an insurance company, you should consult with a qualified Cincinnati car crash attorney.
When you are injured in an Ohio car accident, you need to pursue a personal injury claim in order to recover lost compensation. Obtaining legal advice and representation is essential in the early stages. The Green Law Firm will protect your rights when dealing with the authorities or insurance companies, and our experienced legal team will help you construct a strong case to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured by a negligent driver, contact our law offices today at (513)769-0840 to see how we can help.
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