Could Ohio’s New Distracted Driving Law Affect Your Car Accident Case?
Posted in: Car Accidents
KNR Legal Blog
Founded in 1978, Ross County was named after James Ross, a close friend of Arthur St. Clair, the Governor of Ohio’s Northwest Territory at the time. Its county seat is Chillicothe, and it is home to Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Adena Mansion, Scioto Trail State Forest, and Ross Lake.
Here at KNR, we’ve compiled some Ross Car County car accident statistics and information regarding some recent accidents that have occurred in the area. If you have been injured in a Ross County car accident by no fault of your own, contact the experienced Ohio car accident lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick.
Call us at 1-800-HURT-NOW today or submit a request online to schedule a free, no-risk consultation.
In 2018, there were 16 fatal car crashes in Ross County. All 16 of these accidents took place in rural environments. Four of them were related to driving under the influence, three involved commercial vehicles, and one had to with a motorcycle.
Fatal car accidents in the area have increased this year as there were only seven total fatalities in 2017. It’s important for Ross County drivers to be extra careful when navigating the rural roadways and ensure they are adhering to all traffic signs and signals and refraining from distracted and drunk driving.
Many Ross County car accidents lead to serious injuries such as broken bones, whiplash, burns, and death. Here’s a closer look at a few of the most recent crashes that occurred in the area:
There are certain steps you should take to protect your health and rights after a Ross County car accident. Our car accident lawyers recommend the following:
If you’ve sustained an injury in a Ross County car accident that was caused by another party’s negligence, contact KNR today at 1-800-HURT-NOW or online to set up a free consultation. You can count on us to ensure your rights are protected and you recover everything you deserve under the law.