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Car accidents: Alcohol use suspected in crash on Jan. 1

New Year's Eve is known to be a time for celebrations, often including alcohol. While some partygoers arrange for designated drivers or other transport after consuming alcohol, others put their own lives and the lives of passengers on the line by insisting on driving. Sadly, many tragic car accidents happen on New Year's Day. The Ohio Highway Patrol reported that impaired driving was likely involved in an accident that occurred on the morning of Jan. 1.

Car accidents: Victim of distracted driver now in wheelchair

Distracted driving is known to cause crashes with devastating consequences. It has become common for drivers to use mobile devices for much more than calling or texting while driving -- often resulting in serious car accidents. Some drivers even use it for live streaming and social media activities. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating one such a crash that happened in October.

Car accidents: CSU student killed, 4 injured in rear-end crash

Students on the Central State University campus in Ohio were offered trauma counseling after the recent death of a fellow student. Far too many students lose their lives in car accidents, often involving drugs, alcohol and speed. However, a police report indicates that drugs and alcohol did not seem to play a role in this particular crash, though the speed of the two cars was not yet determined.

Car accidents: Rear-end crash kills Ohio high school sophomore

A sophomore at an Ohio high school lost her life in a recent crash near Rosewell. Fatal car accidents are always tragic, and when teenagers are killed, the trauma also affects their peers. A candlelight vigil was planned to help fellow students deal with their grief after this tragedy.

Bike vs. car accidents: Injuries can have long-term consequences

One of the most frequent causes of collisions on Ohio highways might be the passing of other vehicles in unsafe circumstances. Such car accidents have caused many fatalities and severe injuries in the past. It was also reported to be the apparent cause of a recent crash that sent two people to the hospital.

Car accidents: 1 dies when car is crushed between 2 semi trucks

Sharing the Ohio highways with commercial trucks leaves motorists vulnerable. This is often underscored when lives are lost in crashes that involve big rigs. A recent wreck on U.S. 30 is an example of how the negligence of truck drivers can lead to fatal car accidents.

Car accidents: Suspected drunk driver rear-ends horse-draw buggy

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.

Car accidents: Family sues driver, pub owner and vehicle owner

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.

Fatal car accidents: 84-year-old driver strikes man on bicycle

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.