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Jennings Freeway crash in Old Brooklyn leaves woman dead

| May 25, 2021 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

An afternoon crash on the Jennings Freeway left a 26-year-old woman dead.

The 26-year-old was driving a Kia Forte in the south bound lane when her vehicle collided with two other cars near the Spring Road overpass in Old Brooklyn.

The first accident occurred when she struck the rear end of a Chevrolet Malibu. After hitting the Chevrolet, she proceeded to collide with another vehicle in the lane.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and the 26-year-old was brought to MetroHealth hospital where she was pronounced dead. No one else involved suffered any injuries, according to police.

Investigators cited the Kia Driver’s failure to reduce her speed as traffic slowed in front of her as the cause of the accident.

The law protects victims

Suffering a serious car accident may leave you looking for answers. After all, the physical recovery is only one leg of a long journey back to normal. You may also be facing medical debt, lost wages, and mental trauma.

Coming to grips with the situation is made more difficult if the accident was caused by wrongdoing.

Thankfully, Ohio law creates a cause of action for those injured because of someone else’s negligence. They can file a lawsuit in a court of law which, if successful, may result in a significant financial award.

The first step is contacting an experienced motor vehicle accident lawyer. They can craft a legal strategy around their client’s objectives and launch a thorough investigation to ensure the truth gets told.

Ohio residents shouldn’t wait to get started. The state imposes a two-year statute of limitations on all personal injury lawsuits. Failure to act promptly could mean permanently forfeiting the right to legal recourse.