Fayette, OH – Erik Makula & Jessica Wilson Injured in Deadly Crash on Co Rd 26
Fayette, OH (July 3, 2020) – A four-year-old child was killed and two adults were injured in a car accident in Fayette on Thursday morning, July 2. The accident occurred near the intersection of County Road 26 and Gamble Road at around 3:48 a.m. The child’s father, Erik Makula, 28, was driving a Pontiac G6 down County Road 26 when the vehicle left the roadway.
At the time of the accident, Makula’s child and another passenger, Jessica Wilson, 18, were also inside the vehicle. The child was ejected from the vehicle. All three parties were airlifted to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
The child was later pronounced dead at the hospital. An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Ohio
There were a total of 65,140 car accidents reported across Ohio in 2017. That year, a reported 1,131 traffic fatalities occurred statewide. Tens of thousands of crash victims suffered injuries that year.
The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming. Families involved in wrongful death cases often suffer from serious financial losses, both immediately and in the future. Some of these losses include the deceased’s medical care, burial costs, and lost future earnings.
An experienced Ohio wrongful death attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit. The Green Law Firm is here to make sure you get justice for your lost loved one. If you’ve lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, contact us today at (513) 769-0840.
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