Williamsburg, OH – Stephanie Tibbe Struck on Eastwood RdOhio & Indiana Legal News
Williamsburg, OH (July 28, 2020) – A woman from Mt. Orab, Ohio was injured after she was struck while riding her bike. The accident reportedly occurred in the Williamsburg area on Wednesday evening, July 22. The site of the crash reportedly took place near the intersection of Eastwood Road and OH-32 (Appalachian Highway). The injured victim, identified as Stephanie Tibbe, was reportedly still recovering from the accident.
Tibbe was reportedly riding her bike on Eastwood Road when she was struck from behind by a motor vehicle. According to local sources, the driver proceeded to flee the scene of the crash. The driver was reportedly traveling at 45 miles per hour at the time of the impact. Footage from the scene revealed that the vehicle involved in the accident was a silver sport-utility-vehicle.
Following the accident, Tibbe was airflighted to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for the treatment of severe injuries. Tibbe reportedly suffered a fractured spine in the crash, and reports from the scene revealed that she was knocked unconscious after striking the windshield of the vehicle.
No further updates are currently available. Local law enforcement officials are seeking information on the identity of the driver involved in the crash. An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with Stephanie Tibbe and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit-&-Run Accidents in Brown County
Hit-and-run crashes are traumatic events that can leave accident victims suffering from serious injuries. To make these collisions worse, the responsible driver is not available to take on the responsibility of their actions. Deadly hit-and-run crashes are on the rise across the United States. An average of 682,000 hit-and-run accidents takes place across the country each year. 2016 marked an all-time high in fatal hit-and-run crashes, and these collisions overwhelmingly involve cyclists or pedestrians who are more vulnerable to suffering serious injuries.
In most cases, the negligence of one or more parties is responsible for serious car crashes across the state of Ohio, and these collisions can leave victims with severe or life-threatening injuries. What you do in the moments immediately following a crash can greatly impact any potential Ohio personal injury claim, determining your ability to obtain a reasonable settlement. Injured parties should contact a Cincinnati bicycle crash attorney for efficient, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal representation.
The team of lawyers at the Green Law Firm strives to help victims who are harmed in collisions throughout Ohio to ensure their rights are protected after being unfairly injured by a reckless driver. Our legal team is dedicated to fighting for victims to ensure they have the compensation they deserve to cover the medical treatment they need to make a full recovery. If you have been unfairly injured in an Ohio bicycle crash, contact us today at (513)769-0840 to see how we can help.
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