Tag Archives: fatal accidents

Highway patrol investigates cause of accident that took road worker’s life

Highway patrol investigates cause of accident that took road worker’s life

Repairing Ohio’s roadways can be hazardous work, perhaps especially in the spring and summer months when the amount of work increases. Nevertheless, highway workers should be able to expect other drivers to heed signage and other warnings about taking special care in work zones. Failure to exercise due caution too often results in serious accidents.…

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Police: Reckless driving led to bus-truck crash that took student’s life

Police: Reckless driving led to bus-truck crash that took student’s life

When a loved one dies because of another party’s negligent or reckless actions, the family of the deceased has the right to hold the responsible party accountable through a wrongful death lawsuit, regardless of the outcome of any criminal trial that follows the death. Wrongful death claims are civil actions that allow grieving families to…

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Fatigued driving puts Ohio motorists at risk

Fatigued driving puts Ohio motorists at risk

Most drivers in Ohio understand that drunk driving is irresponsible and puts people’s lives at risk, but perhaps fewer people are aware of just how quickly drowsy driving can lead to an accident. Like distracted driving, driver fatigue can be as dangerous as driving while impaired by alcohol. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)…

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Police suspect DUI in crash that killed grandfather, granddaughter

Police suspect DUI in crash that killed grandfather, granddaughter

An Ohio family is awaiting answers after a fatal two-vehicle collision took the lives of a grandfather and granddaughter. The rear-end collision also injured the grandmother and younger sister of the now deceased little girl. The grandmother was reportedly released from the hospital, but the surviving sister’s condition was listed as serious. The crash happened…

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