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Failure to yield results in fatal car accident

| Aug 21, 2020 | Personal Injury |

If people thought about all the ways they could come to harm in the course of their daily lives, they may find themselves unable to do anything. While it is certainly not advisable to dwell on the dangers that lurk around every corner, it is important to understand that everyone on the road is at risk of being in a car accident. Even if drivers do their best to remain safe, other people could cause serious crashes.

It was recently reported that an accident in Ohio resulted in one fatality and multiple people suffering injuries. The incident involved two vehicles and occurred when one driver failed to yield the right of way at an intersection. As a result, that driver crashed into another vehicle that was traveling east.

The crash resulted in the eastbound driver suffering fatal injuries, and she was declared deceased at the accident site. Two juvenile passengers in that vehicle also suffered injuries as did the driver and a juvenile passenger in the other vehicle. Those parties were all transported from the scene to an area hospital for treatment of injuries. At the time of the report, authorities did not know whether drugs or alcohol may have played a role in the crash.

The sudden loss of a loved one due to a car accident can seem unfathomable to many. Even though Ohio residents know such risks exist, it is always the hope that everyone will make it home safely. The family of the woman killed in this crash may face many difficulties in the days and weeks ahead, and they may find it in their interests to consider filing a wrongful death claim against the driver considered at fault in order to seek compensation to offset those difficulties.