Franklin, OH – Several Officers Injured in Crash off Main St
Franklin, OH (February 6, 2021) – A high-speed chase in the Franklin area on Thursday morning sent several people to local hospitals with injuries. During the early morning hours of February 4, emergency crews were requested to the scene of a crash.
According to reports provided by authorities, Ohio State Highway Patrol officers spotted a vehicle in the Liberty Township that was reported stolen. Officers began to follow the vehicle on Ohio State Route 129. The vehicle went off the road on Ohio State Route 129, but reentered the highway and struck several police cruisers. The vehicles then continued forward onto Interstate 75 North.
The driver in the vehicle, identified as a 26-year-old male, continued to drive forward on Interstate 75 at a high rate of speed before turning the vehicle around near Ohio State Route 122 and driving the wrong way on Interstate 75. Eventually, officers were able to stop the vehicle near 1st Street and Main Street, but a total of six police cruisers were struck in the process. At least two officers, and the civilian driver, were transported to Atrium Hospital for the treatment of injuries. The driver was then arrested and faces several charges. At this time, the police are investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Ohio
Every year, car accidents throughout Ohio claim the lives of more than 1,000 people. Tens of thousands more are left with debilitating injuries that require hospitalization and ongoing medical treatment. Even though there are numerous treatment options available, many victims are left with permanent disabilities that continue to impact their health and wellbeing indefinitely. Although there are numerous measures drivers can take to protect themselves out on roadways across Ohio, we continue to see innocent drivers and passengers left with debilitating injuries due to the reckless, negligent, and careless actions of other motorists sharing the road. Victims who sustain injuries in collisions caused by negligent and reckless drivers can benefit significantly by working with a team of knowledgeable and aggressive accident lawyers in Cincinnati, Ohio after being harmed in collisions.
Victims deserve a fighting chance to get justice after being harmed in preventable collisions. The fact that we see tens of thousands of people hospitalized each year due to the reckless and negligent actions of others is alarming. Victims can work with a reputable attorney to hold those at-fault accountable for their actions. Not only does pursuing legal options provide victims with the resources they need to move forward, but it sets precedence for other drivers to let them know that they should maintain control of their vehicles and take proactive measures to prevent harming people sharing the road. An attorney can work with you to determine what legal options are possible for your claim moving forward.
Cincinnati, Ohio personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson are dedicated to helping accident victims rebuild their lives and move forward in the best way possible. Our attorneys at Burg Simpson are committed to helping our clients prevail by providing aggressive and trusted legal representation to victims who are seriously injured in auto accidents. Our personal injury attorneys in Cincinnati, Ohio have a proven track record of success that demonstrates our level of commitment to helping victims protect their legal rights and get the justice and compensation they deserve. If you were injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Cincinnati, Ohio at 800-713-9340 or 513-852-5600 to see how we can help you.
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