Columbus, OH – One Critically Injured in Crash on Greenlawn AveOhio & Indiana Legal News
Columbus, OH (August 12, 2020) – Local reports revealed that a crash on Sunday afternoon, August 9, in west Columbus left one woman critically injured. According to reports from the Columbus Police Department, the accident took place at around 2:30 p.m. at the 300 block of Greenlawn Avenue.
Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were called to the scene of the crash to render aid to the injured parties. At this time, the cause of the crash has not been disclosed.
One party was transported to the Grant Medical Center for the treatment of critical injuries. Another injured party was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The second crash victim was reportedly in stable condition.
At this time, no further details on the accident have been made public. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials. More information on the accident will be made public as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Ohio
Each year, car crashes are the leading causes of death and serious injury across the country, including right here in Ohio. For many, driving is the most dangerous thing that most of us do every single day. Thousands of car accidents are reported across Ohio each year, resulting in thousands of traffic fatalities.
According to statistics from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, there were 1,131 vehicle fatalities reported across the state in 2017. That year, a total of 65,140 vehicle collisions took place in Ohio, and 18,832 of these car accidents resulted in injuries. Not all car accidents are preventable, but many are caused by preventable actions such as reckless driving, speeding, tailgating, and drunk driving. When a reckless driver causes a collision, he or she can be held liable for resulting injuries.
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 that 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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