Independence, OH – Fatal Truck Crash Reported on I-77

Independence, OH (December 3, 2023) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Independence area that claimed the lives of at least two people on Friday morning, December 1.

Reports provided by OS HP show that a collision between vehicles took place on Interstate 77 along the southbound side of the road. After the collision, two people exited the vehicle. The driver of the second vehicle, a 37-year-old man, also exited their vehicle. A semi-truck traveling down the roadway then crashed into the second vehicle before striking all three pedestrians. Two of the people involved in the collision were fatally injured and pronounced deceased at the scene. The 37-year-old man was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. At this time, investigations into the accident are being performed.

We hope the injured victim makes a timely recovery.

We offer our sympathies to the families of the two people killed in this crash.

Fatal Truck Accidents in Ohio

Independence, OH – Fatal Truck Crash Reported on I-77The loss of a loved one is like no other pain that a person can experience. Knowing that your loved one died as a result of an accident that could have been prevented just makes the situation even more devastating. Unfortunately, thousands of people lose their lives as a result of truck accidents each year in the United States. Far too often, negligence plays a role.

We see countless truck accidents take place as a result of drivers being reckless, distracted, or impaired while operating their vehicles. Unfortunately, a driver letting their guard down for even a moment can have severe consequences for other people around. This is particularly true for pedestrians.

Pedestrians are already incredibly vulnerable during accidents. When semi-trucks are involved in these crashes, they are more likely to suffer severe and fatal injuries.

If you are loved one has died as a result of the fatal truck accident, your family may be able to take legal action. Pursuing a wrongful death claim may not bring back your loved one, but it can help to provide your family with the financial resources that you need during this very difficult time. Seeking guidance from a pedestrian accident lawyer right away will ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.

When tragedy strikes due to a truck accident, Burg Simpson stands ready to guide you through this difficult time with unwavering support and expertise.

Our legal advocates are committed to securing the justice you deserve. We understand the challenges that come along with fatal truck accident claims and will fight tirelessly on your behalf. With over four decades of experience representing families affected by truck crashes, Burg Simpson has secured over $2 billion in compensation for our clients. We are fully dedicated to helping your family obtain justice and hold the negligent party accountable.

If you or a loved one has been affected by a truck accident, do not hesitate to contact our fearless legal team by calling (888) 895-2080. Our national team of truck accident lawyers is available 24/7 to provide a free initial consultation and discuss your case. We will work tirelessly to secure the justice you deserve.

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