Grafton, OH – Gage Carnes Killed in Motorcycle Crash on OH-57Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Grafton, OH (July 30, 2020) – A 20-year-old man suffered fatal injuries following a motorcycle accident near Grafton. The accident reportedly occurred late on Sunday evening, July 26. According to reports from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on OH-57 (Grafton Road) south of OH-52.
Responding emergency personnel pronounced Gage Carnes of Grafton dead at the scene of the collision. At around 7:22 p.m., authorities reported that a 1982 Cadillac Eldorado traveling south on OH-57 was attempting to make a left turn into a driveway. Carnes was reportedly traveling southbound on the highway on a 2013 Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle. Carnes attempted to avoid the Cadillac but struck the left side of the vehicle.
The 35-year-old driver of the Eldorado was not injured in the crash. Impairment is not believed to have been a factor in the collision. Carnes was reportedly wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently in progress. No further updates are currently available.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Gage Carnes at this time.
Ohio Deadly Motorcycle Crashes
Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable to suffering life-threatening injuries when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in the event of a collision. The OSHP found that there were a total of 3,826 collisions across Ohio in 2017. The previous year, there were 200 reported motorcycle fatalities reported in the state.
The preventable death of a loved one can be a shattering and entirely traumatic experience for surviving family members. Ohio wrongful death suits can be raised from careless acts, including a car crash, resulting in the death of a family member, in order to recover lost compensation for a representative of the deceased. Surviving family members should consult with an Ohio wrongful death lawyer who can help guide them through the process and construct a strong legal claim.
If you are filing an Ohio wrongful death claim in Cincinnati, hiring an attorney from the Green Law Firm can significantly benefit your case and put you on track to recover deserved legal compensation. We know how to litigate wrongful death lawsuits in Ohio and can adapt our strategies to the unique circumstances of your case. Contact our offices today at (513)769-0840 if you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another.
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