Dayton, OH (March 1, 2024) – A car accident with injuries was reported in Dayton on Thursday, February 1st. The accident took place just after 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of South Smithville Road and Linden Avenue.

According an official police report, a 1996 Honda Civic driven by Steven Morrell, of Dayton, was traveling southbound on South Smithville when he came to the intersection with Linden Avenue. Morrell failed to stop for a red light at the intersection. At the same time, Jeremy Beavers, of Dayton, was driving a 2011 Ford F-150 eastbound on Linden Avenue. Beavers’ truck collided with Morrell’s car as Morrell entered the intersection against a red light. The Dayton Fire Department, along with rescue crews arrived at the scene. Beavers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment. There is no further update on his condition at this time.

After an investigation, police charged Morrell with failing to obey a traffic signal. No additional information has been released.

We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those who were affected by this car accident in Ohio. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

Injury Accidents in Ohio  Dayton, OH – Injuries Reported in Car Accident on S. Smithville Rd. and Linden Ave.

No one ever expects to be involved in an injury accident. Driving can seem like a routine activity that we use to get to and from our daily destinations and it is easy to feel a false sense of security when we get behind the wheel of a vehicle. However, approximately 250,000 car accidents are reported annually on our state’s roadways. More than 60,000 people will be hurt as a result of these collisions, with many of the injuries being serious in nature.

If you were injured in an Ohio car accident, you likely have questions regarding your legal rights. As your medical bills begin to pile up, you may wonder if your life will ever be the same again. While a crash can cause significant hardships in your life, you could be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. The compensation that you receive can be used to offset medical costs and to reimburse you for your pain and suffering, as well as your lost wages that were caused by the crash.

Determining the value of your case is not a simple task and requires the assistance of a skilled and knowledgeable Ohio car accident lawyer. Here at Attkisson Law Firm, we help clients who have been hurt in crashes caused by another driver. From our main office in Dayton, we proudly represent people who are seeking justice. If you were injured in a crash that was not your fault, please reach out to us to see how we can be of assistance.

Our firm is standing by to speak with you at any time. We always offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. When you need a tough and aggressive law firm, we can help you achieve your goals. There is no financial obligation on your part until we obtain a recovery. To schedule your time to speak with a Dayton car accident lawyer, please contact us using our online intake form or 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.