Another fatal accident has occurred on the notorious stretch of I-90 known as “dead man’s curve.”
The crash happened in the late afternoon at the height of rush hour. Multiple cars were involved in the collision and the highway was closed for nearly 3 hours.
Police arrived at the scene to find a 35-year-old man dead and four others injured. A 44-year and two 35-year-old men were taken to MetroHealth Hospital for treatment. The 44-year-old is reportedly in serious condition. Also among the victims was a juvenile who was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital.
Police are still unsure what caused the accident, and an investigation remains underway.
Victims can take action
A serious car accident can change your life. The things that you took for granted may now seem out of reach. In addition to debilitating physical injuries, you may also be left with enormous medical debt, facing unemployment, and plagued with mental trauma.
Although the situation may feel hopeless, it’s important to know that victims have rights. Ohio law creates a cause of action for those injured because of negligence or wrongdoing.
Car accident victims can file a lawsuit against those responsible
The first step is contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer. A lawyer knows the evidence needed to prove the case, providing a vigorous defense of your rights in a court of law. Additionally, they appreciate the circumstances facing their client, offering candid advice and an empathetic voice throughout the process.
Cleveland residents shouldn’t hesitate to reach out. If cost is a concern, many lawyers offer a free initial consultation at no out-of-pocket cost to the client.