Cuyahoga, OH, Speeding Crash Kills 1, Injures 1

City: Bedford, Ohio
County: Cuyahoga, Ohio
Date of Accident: November 9, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2001 Chrysler Town & Country

An elderly woman, Yvonne I. Lard of Bedford, Ohio, lost her life, while a 29 year old woman sustained injuries, following an accident that occurred in Bedford, Cuyahoga, Ohio, on November 9, 2013 at approximately 1:33 am. According to police reports, the younger woman was driving a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country minivan south on Northfield Road, when she was allegedly unable to negotiate the curve in front of 10 Northfield. The minivan left the roadway to the left and struck a school zone sign. It ran over a utility pole support which sent it into the air and through the utility pole. It then flipped and landed onto its roof, ejecting the passenger. The body of the elderly woman was transported by Bedford Fire Department to University Hospital of Bedford. The driver was treated at the scene and charged. Interstate towed the minivan.

Accidents which occurred outside the traffic way in 2010 and resulted in death were 68. Bedford, Cuyahoga, Ohio, had a population of 14,214 residents in 2012; they suffered 2 fatal crashes of 233 and 82 injury crashes that resulted in 109 injuries. 10,525 injury crashes occurred when it was dark, on a lighted roadway. In Ohio in 2010, accidents, which occurred and were not a collision of two vehicles in transport amounted to 23,253 for injuries. Vehicles involved in accidents which the drivers failed to control amounted to 134 which caused fatal injuries. There were 370 accidents which involved traffic sign post in the category of first harmful event in unit of error and resulted in injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a Bedford, Springfield or Morgan, Ohio, accident, please call the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, wrongful death lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.