Bethel Township, OH (February 17, 2024) – Police in Bethel Township were called to the scene of a fatal accident on Saturday, February 17th. The accident occurred just before noon on State Route 4.

According to a report from the scene, a car and a tow truck were involved in the collision. The Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with rescue crews, responded immediately after the accident. When police arrived, they found at least one person suffering from critical injuries as a result of the crash. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and has not been identified at this time. It is unclear if anyone else was hurt. The exact cause of the crash has not been released. The road was closed while authorities investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to avoid the area if possible. An investigation is ongoing and no further details are available.

We want to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal traffic crash in Bethel Township.

Fatal Car Accidents in Ohio  Bethel Township, OH - One Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on SR 4

According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, more than 1,100 people are tragically killed every year in Ohio car accidents. A serious or fatal crash can take place very suddenly and unexpectedly. Most accidents happen because of careless or negligent drivers. Consequently, a large number of these collisions also affect innocent motorists who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time when the crash occurred.

There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one in a traffic crash. If your family member was killed due to another driver’s negligence, you could have legal rights. Under Ohio law, family members can file a wrongful death claim in order to obtain compensation including:

  • Funeral and medical costs
  • Loss of affection and companionship
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering

A wrongful death action is complicated and there are certain legal procedures that must be followed in order to file the claim correctly. Contacting an experienced Ohio wrongful death lawyer is essential to ensuring that your case is handled properly.

Here at Attkisson Law Firm, we have a team of dedicated attorneys and legal professionals. Our firm has successfully recovered millions of dollars in compensation for injured victims and their families. We know that you are facing many difficulties during this time. We are here to help you obtain the justice that you deserve. While no amount of money can ever replace a loved one, we can help you to offset many of the unexpected expenses that you may now be facing due to the sudden loss.

Our team stands ready to speak with you at any time. We proudly offer free consultations for all potential and prospective clients. When you are in need of a tough and aggressive law firm, we are here to assist you in getting the results that you need. There is no fee until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To speak with a wrongful death attorney in Bethel Township, please give us a call at (937) 632-1175.

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Disclaimer: For many years, the attorneys at Attkisson Law Firm have dedicated themselves to assisting injured accident victims and their families throughout Ohio. We want to encourage everyone to slow down and operate motor vehicles with caution. Please note this post is not an attempt to solicit business. The information provided herein should not be considered medical or legal advice. Additionally, the photograph accompanying this post was not taken at the accident scene.