People traveling on horse-drawn buggies on Ohio roads are extremely vulnerable because they do not have seat belts, air bags or other protection that automobiles offer. The risks of being involved in car accidents are even higher when they travel on buggies after dark. Rear-end collisions involving these carriages and automobiles are quite common.
While nothing can make up for the death of a loved one, there are ways to attempt to recover many of the damages caused by the negligence of others. Victims of car accidents or families of deceased victims are entitled to pursue potential financial relief. This is what an Ohio family did when they recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit naming several defendants, accusing them of being responsible for the death of their loved one.
An Ohio family has to face the trauma and the financial consequences of the unanticipated death of a loved one. Car accidents that involve bicycles are not uncommon in Cleveland, and, with hardly any protection, it is typically the cyclists that come off worst. In this case, it was a 36-year-old man who lost his life.
Ohio Highway Patrol reported that it is investigating a recent crash that happened in Morrow County. This was one of those car accidents that claimed the life of a person that happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. Along with OHP, the county sheriff's office, EMS, fire department, coroner and the county prosecutor responded to the scene of the wreck.
Ohio police have launched an investigation into a recent crash that claimed the life of one passenger. Officials in Columbus say car accidents have resulted in 24 fatalities in the city year to date. According to an accident report, this crash occurred shortly before 1 a.m. on a recent Thursday.
While the vast majority of people in Ohio are aware of the potential ramifications of driving under the influence of alcohol, there are still people who choose to ignore the warnings and drive after drinking. Unfortunately, these negligent drivers often cause car accidents that have lifelong ramifications for innocent people who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Unfortunately, police believe that alcohol may have been a factor in a recent crash that took one woman's life.
Ohio drivers will know that intersections are dangerous areas at any time, regardless of how busy they are. Many fatalities occur in car accidents that were caused by drivers who disregarded stop signs or red traffic lights in intersections. One such an accident recently sent five people to different hospitals in Hancock County.
Losing loved ones in automobile crashes is naturally traumatic for the surviving family members, and the financial consequences typically exacerbate the suffering. The civil justice system provides for their right to pursue recovery of damages after car accidents that were caused by the negligence of others. An Ohio family appears to have grounds for such a claim after a recent tragedy that led to the death of a teenager.
Vehicle operators in Ohio need be extra vigilant when traveling because they may unexpectedly come upon a horse-drawn buggy. Because of the slow speeds at which these carts travel, car accidents involving them are quite common. One such a crash recently sent three teenagers to a hospital.
When crashes cause serious injuries to motorists in Ohio, investigators do what they can to determine the cause and the identity of the party or parties believed responsible. Some car accidents take longer than others to investigate, especially when drugs or alcohol use is suspected. Waiting for toxicology results can further delay the process.