Darby Township, OH (February 16, 2024) – Police in Darby Township responded to the scene of a fatal crash on Wednesday, February 15th. The accident took place just before 1:00 p.m. on U.S. Highway 62.

According to a report from the scene, a Peterbilt semi-truck and a 2022 gray Hyundai collided with one another. Investigators were able to determine that 52-year-old Paul J. Marks, of Millersport, Ohio, was operating the semi-truck southbound on Highway 62 when the truck collided with the Hyundai in the southbound lane. The driver of the Hyundai was identified as 40-year-old Nicole Van Gundy, of Orient, Ohio. Van Gundy sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Marks suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Grant Medical Center. An 8-year-old passenger in the Hyundai sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for treatment.

There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the accident. An investigation remains ongoing at this time. No further information is available.

We want to offer our thoughts and condolences to all who were affected by this traffic accident in Darby Township.

Fatal Traffic Accidents in Ohio  Darby Township, OH – One Killed, Two Hurt in Head-On Crash on Hwy. 62

Between 2018 and 2022, more than 5,600 people tragically lost their lives on Ohio’s roadways. In 2022 alone, there were 1,180 fatalities reported. Serious and fatal car accidents take place approximately three times per day in Ohio and often innocent motorists are affected. These crashes occur for a variety of reasons but are most often caused by the negligence of one or more drivers involved.

If your family has been affected by a tragic crash, our condolences are with you. There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a family member in a car accident. No amount of money or compensation can ever replace the loss of a loved one. However, the process of seeking justice is often important to hold the appropriate parties accountable for their actions.

Here at the Attkisson Law Firm, we assist victims and family members following serious crashes in the Dayton area. Our team has successfully litigated serious crash cases for many years. We have received large verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. Our dedication to fighting for justice is what drives us each day. We know the difficulties that you are facing and it is important that your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation that you deserve.

Our team stands ready to help at any time. When you are in need of a tough and aggressive law firm, you can count on us to provide the necessary legal assistance. If you or a loved one have been affected by a serious or fatal car accident in Darby Township, we will be there for you. Our consultations are free for all potential clients. When you work with us, there is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. Please reach out to us using our online intake form or give us a call at 937-632-1175 for help with your legal claim.

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