Sprigg, OH – Chelsea Miller Killed in Motorcycle Crash on US-52Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Sprigg, OH (August 11, 2020) – According to reports from the Ohio State Police, one woman was killed following a motorcycle accident outside of Sprigg Township early on Sunday morning, August 9. The crash reportedly occurred near the intersection of US-52 and Owl Hollow Road at around 1:45 a.m.
Initial reports revealed that the woman was traveling as a passenger on a motorcycle heading westbound on US-52 at the time of the accident. The operator of the bike lost control of the vehicle and drove into a nearby ditch. The female passenger, identified as 24-year-old Chelsea Miller, was killed in the accident. Miller was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics.
The operator of the motorcycle was transported by UC Aircare to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment of sustained injuries. At this time, the cause of the crash is still unknown. The identity of the operator is still unknown, and no updates on their condition have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more details will be released as it continues.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Chelsea Miller at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Ohio
Traveling by motorcycle comes with inherent risks that are not faced by those in passenger-vehicles. Riders are much more vulnerable to roadway hazards and suffering life-threatening injuries in the event of a motorcycle accident in Ohio. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in the event of a crash compared to other drivers. According to data from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, there were 3,826 motorcycle crashes reported across the state in 2017. These collisions contributed to nearly 157 deaths, while 3,1,62 suffered injuries in Ohio motorcycle crashes that year.
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 a pursuing a wrongful death claim after a deadly motorcycle accident 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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