Grattan Township, MI (July 21, 2023) – A woman was left with serious injuries following a major truck accident in Kent County on Wednesday. At around 10:00 a.m. on July 19, calls for help were received by authorities in Kent County.
According to reports from the Michigan State Police, a 61-year-old woman was traveling on Michigan Route 44 during the morning hours. As her vehicle traveled along the roadway, she became involved in a collision with a Kent County Road Commission Truck near Wabasis Road. The Kent County sheriff’s deputies and state police responded to the scene to assist.
The incident left the sedan with severe damage. The driver was injured and rushed to a local hospital by ambulance for emergency care. No other injuries were reported.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the woman injured due to this crash recovers quickly.
Each year, thousands of victims suffer severe injuries that require immediate medical attention as a result of truck accidents. Countless victims endure traumatic brain injuries, fractures, and other debilitating harm, impacting their lives significantly. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are a result of the negligence of drivers.
Various acts of negligence contribute to the alarming number of truck accidents in our state every single year. These include factors like traffic congestion, faulty brakes, interruptions in traffic flow, impaired driving due to alcohol, illicit drugs, or prescription medications, driving too fast in adverse weather conditions, inadequate maintenance, and navigating unfamiliar roadways.
If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, you have the right to seek financial compensation for the burdens and losses you have endured. This may include compensation for the loss of consortium, mental anguish, pain and suffering, property damage, medical expenses, and punitive damages.
Taking quick legal action after suffering injuries in a truck accident is crucial, and reaching out to a truck accident lawyer will give you the best opportunity to secure maximum compensation for your losses. A knowledgeable legal team will advocate for your rights, fight for the compensation you deserve, and help you navigate the path toward achieving your goals. With their support, you can strive to move forward in the best possible position for your recovery.
At Burg Simpson, our truck accident lawyers strive to provide the best legal counsel and representation to those who have been wrongfully injured due to trucking accidents. Our team is committed to providing personalized attention coupled with outstanding client services while ensuring that we do everything in our power to fight for you. We understand how difficult it can be dealing with an injury caused by another’s negligence or recklessness, so if you or someone close to you has experienced such a tragedy, don’t hesitate to reach out and speak with one of our experienced attorneys today at (888) 895-2080. You can depend on our team to do everything in our power to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your case.
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