Dayton, OH (December 18, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Dayton area on Saturday resulted in injuries. The Dayton Police Department responded to provide help at the scene of the accident at around 6:07 p.m. on December 16.

According to police reports, Latisha Hunt was driving a gray 2005 Mazda3 in the area of Third Street and Crown Avenue during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, her vehicle was struck on the rear driver’s side by a silver 2021 Ford F-150 pickup truck. Both vehicles were damaged in the accident. The Mazda3 had to be towed from the scene. One person involved in the accident was transported to a local hospital for medical care. The victim was identified as a 17-year-old female. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

Car Accidents in Ohio

Dayton, OH – Accident with Injuries on Third St near Crown AveAuto accidents in 2021 claimed the lives of more than 1,200 people in Ohio. Regrettably, tens of thousands of victims are injured every year as a result of vehicle collisions on our state’s roadways. The unfortunate truth is that it is impossible to prepare for the impact that a motor vehicle accident can have on your life. We see countless people left with severe injuries that impact their ability to work or simply enjoy their lives.

If you find yourself dealing with this type of situation, it is vital that you understand that you have options available to help you move forward. Working with our Dayton car accident lawyers can help to ensure you are able to recover the financial resources that you need during this difficult time. After a crash, you can file a claim for compensation for some of the losses and damages you face. However, the state of Ohio follows a modified comparative negligence doctrine for car accidents.

This essentially means that you must prove that you were less than 51% at fault for the crash or you will not be able to recover fair compensation. For this reason, you should reach out to a skilled legal team right away. Our dedicated legal team will stand by your side throughout the duration of your claim to ensure you have all of the evidence necessary to prove your case and prevail.

At The Attkisson Law Firm, we remain committed to helping car crash victims across Montgomery County protect their rights after suffering injuries due to the reckless actions of others. We have a proven track record of successfully litigating even the most complex legal cases for our clients. Some of our most notable car crash verdicts include:

  • We reached a $1 million settlement for a woman struck by a vehicle.
  • We helped a motorcycle crash victim recover $315,000 after suffering a fractured femur.
  • We helped a car crash victim recover $1.65 million in damages.

While working with our seasoned legal team, you can rest assured knowing that we will do everything in our power to help you reach a fair settlement so that you have the financial resources you need to move forward during this difficult time. Schedule a free case review with our personal injury lawyers today by calling (937) 276-9700 to see how we can help you.

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.