Cincinnati, OH (January 12, 2024) – Police in Cincinnati responded to an accident that took place on Friday afternoon, January 12th. The accident happened on Interstate 75 near the exit for the Western Hills Viaduct.
According to an initial report from the scene, multiple cars were involved in the collision. The crash caused the outer lanes of I-75 to be blocked. Traffic was affected and had to be re-routed at the scene. Several injuries were reported as a result of the accident, although the nature and extent of the injuries is not known at this time. There is no word on what caused the accident to occur or the number of vehicles involved. Police have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the accident.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time. No further information has been released.
We want to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those who were affected by this car accident in Cincinnati. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Ohio
Car accidents take place in Ohio hundreds of times per day. With an elaborate system of interstate highways, along with congested urban traffic in some areas, our state can be a dangerous place for motorists. Even in less-traveled areas accidents still frequently occur. No motorist is ever truly immune from the possibility a major collision. Due to negligent and careless drivers, these accidents can take place anywhere at any time.
Ohio car accidents can be caused by numerous types of negligent driving, including:
- Operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Failing to yield the right of way at stop signs and intersections
These and other forms of careless driving can result in serious injuries to innocent drivers and passengers. Last year, more than 60,000 people suffered injuries in Ohio car accidents. Many of these victims were injured in crashes that were not their fault.
Here at Attkisson Law Firm, we are here to help following a serious car accident. Our attorneys have multiple years of experience handling these types of cases and we know what needs to be done to help you obtain the compensation that you deserve. After the accident you will likely receive a call from the insurance company attempting to get you to settle your claim. It is important to remember that the adjuster is not on your side. Their only goal often is to settle your case as quickly and cheaply as possible. In order to ensure that your legal rights are protected, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Our team is here and ready to take your call at any time. If you or a loved one have been affected by a car accident in Ohio, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. The first step in the process is to understand and protect your legal rights. We offer free consultations for all potential clients. To speak with a car accident lawyer in Cincinnati, please give us a call at (937) 632-1175.
Note: Our team of writers utilizes a variety of external sources to gather information to produce this post. These sources range from news outlet reports and local and state police reports to social media posts, eyewitness accounts, and other relevant data concerning accidents in Dayton and throughout Ohio. While we strive for accuracy, we do not independently verify the facts surrounding these injury accidents. If you discover any inaccuracies in our reports, please inform us immediately. We are committed to correcting errors promptly. Additionally, we will consider removing a story if requested.
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.