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Ohio car accident claims lives of 2 individuals

On Behalf of | Jan 9, 2020 | Wrongful Death

Each person’s life has a different path to take. While some may live long and happy lives, others may have their lives stopped short due to a serious accident. Unfortunately, a car accident can easily claim the lives of those involved, and families can be left wondering why this outcome happened.

It was recently reported that a two-vehicle accident in Ohio proved fatal. Details regarding the event indicated that an 18-year-old man was driving a vehicle east when he failed to stay on the roadway. His vehicle veered left, traveled over the dividing median and was hit by a westbound vehicle. A 45-year-old woman was driving the westbound vehicle that collided with the young man’s car.

The incident resulted in the man suffering fatal injuries and being declared dead at the accident site. The woman suffered serious injuries and was transported from the scene to an area hospital, but those injuries ultimately proved fatal as well. The incident was still under investigation at the time of the report, and it was unclear what factors may have contributed to the fatal event.

It can be unbelievable at first to find out that a loved one has been killed in a car accident. Likely, the families of these individuals did not want to accept these outcomes, but they may now be working to come to terms with them. As they work through this difficult time, the family of the woman killed in this Ohio crash may have reason to look into pursuing compensation from the estate of the driver considered at fault as well as the record owner of the vehicle the teen was driving A successful wrongful death claim could allow the family to obtain restitution for documented monetary damages.