Walking After Dark: The Rights of Pedestrians in Nighttime Car Accidents
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Situated in Northeast Ohio, Medina County is an exciting place to live and visit. It is home to Castle Noel, America’s largest indoor Christmas attraction; Mapleside Farms, a 122-acre fruit farm and apple orchard; and so much more.
While Medina County is considered safe, car accidents in the locations mentioned below frequently arise. If you or a loved one sustain an injury in a car accident in Medina that was caused by someone else’s negligence, reach out to a Medina County car accident lawyer at Kisling, Nestico & Redick today. We have auto accident attorneys in both Cleveland and Akron, so no matter where in Medina County your crash happened, our law firm can help. Call (330) 869-9007, or reach out online to schedule a free, initial case evaluation.
There a number of dangerous roadways in Medina that frequently see several car accidents, including:
Interstate 71 (I-71)
I-71 is a popular highway that is no stranger to car accidents. A GMC Suburban was traveling southbound on I-71 when a Ford Escort started to drive slower for an upcoming crash, lost control, and spun out. Since the Suburban’s driver couldn’t stop in time, they hit the Ford Escort on the left. The Ford pun out and finally came to a stop. Although the Suburban’s driver was not hurt, the driver of the Ford Escort, a 21-year-old woman, died at Medina General Hospital.
U.S. Route 42 and Vandermark Road
U.S Route 42 is constantly busy and another highway in Medina County that is prone to car crashes. The driver of a 1992 Chrysler LeBaron was driving southbound on Vandermark Road pulled into the intersection and hit a 2005 Ford F-750. Both vehicles traveled west and came to a stop in the median. The Ford F-750 driver was a 58-year-old man who suffered minor injuries, while the driver of the Chrysler LeBaron was a 23-year-old man who later died at Medina General Hospital.
If you incurred injuries from an accident on this dangerous stretch of road, contact a Medina County car accident lawyer from Kisling, Nestico & Redick for help today.
State Route 94 on Wilbur Road
State Route 94 and Wilbur Road is west of Highland Middle School and an area where car accidents frequently occur. A 1973 Ford Mustang was traveling westbound on Wilbur Road when a 2002 Pontiac Sunbird pulled out of a driveway and caused the two vehicles to crash into one another. This collision took the life a 16-year-old girl, her 13-year-old brother, and left one teen with minor injuries.
Ohio State Route 162
Route 162 gets a great deal of traffic and is susceptible to crashes. A 24-year-old man was traveling westbound on Route 162 when he failed to yield the right-of-way while making his way into an intersection. He collided into a vehicle that was going northbound on Route 83, and the vehicle went off on the left side of the road and hit a utility pole. Both drivers sustained injuries.
Accidents in Medina County happen every day. If you get hurt in a car crash in the area because of someone else’s negligence, you should reach out to an experienced Medina car accident lawyer at Kisling, Nestico & Redick. We are well-versed in local laws, know the area, and are dedicated to helping car accident victims recover the fair compensation they may be entitled to under the law. With our legal representation by your side, you may be able to collect compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages in a Brunswick, Rittman, or Wadsworth car accident.
Contact us at (330) 869-9007 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.