Almost every driver in Ohio will be in at least one car accident during their driving career. Luckily, most of these accidents are just minor fender benders. But still too many families are affected by a serious car accident each year which leaves a loved one with serious medical trauma. A recent car accident in Cincinnati claimed the life of a 5-year-old girl.
Gilbert Avenue car accident
A serious accident recently occurred on Gilbert Ave. near Woodburn Ave. A car driving on Gilbert crossed over the center line and crashed into another car. As the result of the impact, that car struck another car. One person had to be extricated from their vehicle. In all, four people were taken to the hospital, including a 5-year-old with life-threatening injuries. The 5-year-old died a few days later.
Ohio car accidents
Every year car accidents in Ohio claim the lives of over 1,000 people. Many thousands more are left with serious and debilitating injuries. Families who are affected by a car accident may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney understands that their client is going through a traumatic experience and will do everything they can to help. Victims deserve a chance to get justice when they are injured in a preventable accident. Victims can work with an attorney to pursue damages for their injuries, both to recoup some compensation for the trauma and as a way to hold the negligent driver responsible for their mistake.
When a person is injured or killed in a car accident due to no fault of their own, they do have legal rights. A personal injury attorney can help these victims get the justice they deserve.