Rear End Crash Injures 2 in Cuyahoga, Ohio

City: Garfield Heights, Ohio
County: Cuyahoga, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 3, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2013 Nissan Altima / 2013 Chevrolet Cruze

Two men, 42 year old Douglas Bankson and 45 year old Rayshone Gullatt of Cleveland, Ohio, sustained injuries in a crash that occurred in Garfield Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, on February 3, 2014 at approximately 4:00 pm. Reports from the Garfield Heights Police Department are that Bankson was driving a 2013 Nissan Altima midsize car and stopped to yield to traffic that was coming west on the ramp to Interstate 480. His vehicle was allegedly struck by a 2013 Chevy Cruze compact car that was being driven by a 72 year old man in the rear. Bankson and an occupant of the Chevy, Gullatt were injured and transported by Garfield Heights Squad 1 to Marymount Hospital. A & H towed the car and the elderly man was charged.

Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. Garfield Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, had a population of 30,734 residents in 2012; they suffered 11 injury crashes that resulted in 18 injuries. Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, there were 18,889 injury crashes that were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA.

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