Logan Co, OH – Madilynne Long Injured in Rear-End Collision on US-68Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Logan Co, OH (December 4, 2020) – There were multiple injuries reported following a two-vehicle collision in Logan County on Wednesday afternoon, December 2.
The accident took place on US-68 near LeVan’s Body Shop at around 3:25 p.m. According to local reports from the scene, 20-year-old Zach Heath of Bellefontaine was driving a 2017 Honda Civic northbound on the highway at the time of the accident. For unknown reasons, Heath rear-ended a 2014 Honda Accord driven by a West Liberty teenager.
The driver of the Accord was reportedly slowing down due to traffic ahead of them. Both the driver of the Accord and a passenger, 18-year-old Madilynne Long, were transported to Mary Rutan Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. Heath was also taken to the medical facility.
Heath was cited at the scene for failure to maintain clear distance. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with Madilynne Long, Zach Heath, the other injured victim, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Ohio
Rear-end collisions are the most commonly reported type of car accident and are involved in roughly 29% of reported collisions according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. There are more than 1.7 million rear-end crashes reported annually across the United States. These accidents contribute to thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of injuries each year. These accidents are often caused by reckless or inattentive drivers.
Ohio auto accidents can leave victims and their families with significant injuries and other financial damages, and these are often enough to completely disrupt a victim’s life. Big cities throughout the state have busy and congested roadways, which set the scene for a serious or life-threatening collision. These severe and fatal accidents can result in significant damages, including the cost of medical bills, lost income from being unable to return to work, or pain and suffering that lingers long after the crash.
The aggressive Ohio car crash lawyers at the Green Law Firm will help you explore all your legal options after being unfairly injured by a reckless driver. Our legal team has years of combined experience helping crash victims pursue personal injury claims, and we will make sure you and your case are treated fairly. If you were injured in an Ohio car accident, give us a call at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case today and see how our lawyers can help you recover the full value of your claim.
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