Brown County, OH – Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle on US-62, Woman Injured
Brown County, OH (June 30, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident in Brown County on Monday. On June 28, authorities were called to the scene of a pedestrian crash on US Route 62.
Reports provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol show that a 68-year-old man was collecting trash along US Route 62 when he was run over by a van. The impact of the crash sent the van off the side of the road. The man sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the van, a 72-year-old woman, was severely injured. The woman was airlifted from the scene to the University of Cincinnati Hospital for treatment. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Cincinnati, Ohio
Statistics gathered over the past 10 years show that more than 1100 people have lost their lives in pedestrian accidents across the state of Ohio. Although Ohio has the 11th lowest pedestrian fatality rate per population of all 50 states, we continue to see these accidents impact the lives of people across the area. There are many causes of pedestrian accidents that we see here in Hamilton County. Some of the leading causes are:
- Drivers who are distracted
- Drivers who are impaired
- Drivers who are speeding
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Defective parts and malfunctioning vehicles
When people lose their lives in pedestrian accidents, their families are often left to deal with the overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. To make these situations even worse, families are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and various other end-of-life costs. In some cases, families may have legal options available to help them hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Immediately following the loss of a loved one, families should reach out to a wrongful death attorney to explore legal options available to them.
Our Cincinnati pedestrian accident attorneys at Burg Simpson have decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of bereaved families who have lost loved ones in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our team is committed to helping families hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions so they can get the justice and the compensation they need and deserve. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, it is crucial that you reach out to our Ohio personal injury attorneys as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. Contact our team today by calling 800-713-9340 & 513-852-5600 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to discuss the legal options available for you.
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