Columbus, OH – Driver Killed in Accident at Bonham Ave & Cleveland AveOhio & Indiana Legal News
Columbus, OH (September 24, 2020) – One person was killed and another was seriously injured after a single-vehicle collision in Columbus on Wednesday, September 23.
The accident reportedly occurred near the intersection of Bonham Avenue and Cleveland Avenue at around 7:42 p.m. that evening. According to local authorities, a 2002 GMC Yukon was traveling northbound when it collided head-on with a southbound 2015 Dodge Charger. Paramedics and authorities were called to the scene of the crash to render aid.
The driver of the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, the identity of the deceased victim has not been released. The driver of the GMC sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Grant Medical Center for treatment.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Head-On Accidents in Ohio
Thousands of car crashes occur across Ohio each year, resulting in more than a thousand deaths. Many serious car crashes are preventable and are the result of reckless actions on part of other drivers. Head-on collisions are extremely dangerous and can result in fatal injuries, even at low speeds. According to the Federal Highway Administration, head-on crashes have a nearly 58% fatality rate, significantly higher than other types of crashes. Nearly 10% of fatal accidents each year involve head-on impacts.
The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by a negligent or reckless driver. Families involved in Ohio wrongful death cases often suffer from serious financial losses, both immediately and in the future, that require the help of a qualified wrongful death attorney. Some of these losses include the deceased’s medical care, burial costs, and lost future earnings. Family members who have lost a loved one often do not know what to do in order to recover the compensation they deserve.
An experienced Ohio wrongful death attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a Cincinnati wrongful death lawsuit to pursue the compensation that you deserve after the loss of a loved one. The legal team at the Green Law Firm is here to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get justice for your lost loved one while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. If you have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, contact us today at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case with an attorney who cares.
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