Elderly Man Killed/Young Man Injured in Cuyahoga, OH, Crash

City: Warrensville Heights, Ohio
County: Cuyahoga, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 2, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2010 Ford Edge / 2007 Jaguar

An elderly man, 64 year old Lester D. Mitchell was killed in an accident, while a 21 year old man, Andrew Picha was injured in Warrensville Heights on February 2, 2014 at approximately 3:22 pm. Police reports are that a 2010 Ford Edge SUV that was being driven by Picha was parked in the right shoulder on 480 westbound to Warrensville Center Road. The SUV was allegedly struck by a 2007 Jaguar that was being driven by Mitchell, while it was traveling west on the same road. The Jaguar struck a pedestrian who was standing outside of the vehicle and he was killed. Both were transported by Warrensville Heights Rescue to Metro Hospital. United Towing removed the vehicles from the scene.

Accidents in which vehicles were sideswiped in the same direction in 2011 were 2,203. Warrensville Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, had a population of 15,109 residents in 2012; they suffered 0fatal crashes of 522 and 114 injury crashes that resulted in 166 injuries. Vehicles that were involved in accidents, which the drivers failed to control, amounted to 10,478 which caused injuries. The frequency at which accidents occurred and involved parked vehicle were 187 or 24.9% in 2010. In Ohio in 2010, in the age group 21-25, there were 8 pedestrians killed in motor vehicle accidents.

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