Dayton, OH (February 4, 2024) – The Dayton Police Department was called to the scene of a two-car accident with injuries on Saturday, February 3rd. The accident happened around 11:15 a.m. at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Ridge Avenue.

According to a police report, a 2017 black Jeep Cherokee driven by Terri Giles, of Dayton, was southbound on Riverside Drive near Ridge Avenue. Giles entered the left turn lane and attempted to turn onto Ridge Avenue. As she turned, she failed to yield the right of way to a 2013 Chevrolet Impala driven by Breiana Minnifield, of Dayton. Minnifield suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of her injuries. There were no additional injuries reported. Following an investigation, the Dayton Police charged Giles with failing to yield the right of way. No further information was released regarding the accident.

We would like to extend our thoughts and well wishes to Breiana Minnifield following this injury accident in Dayton. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

Car Accidents in Ohio

Car accidents are reported across Ohio more than 600 times each day. In an average year, about 60,000 people are injured when traveling on our state’s roadways. Some of these accidents will cause serious injuries that can have major impacts on the lives of those affected. When you have been involved in a car accident, you are likely wondering what your future holds. The days and weeks following the crash can cause tremendous anxiety, not to mention the physical pain that is caused by your injuries.

Following a car accident, you should reach out to an attorney in order to obtain information about your legal options. If you were not at fault or you were only partially at fault for the crash, you could receive compensation for your damages. This includes your pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and possibly more. Many car accident victims make the mistake of speaking with the insurance company before seeking legal help. Unfortunately, this usually results in making mistakes that can hurt the value of your case.

Here at Attkisson Law Firm, our experienced legal team is dedicated to ensuring that your rights are fully protected. When you come to us, we treat your case like our own. Our firm works tirelessly on behalf of every client. We strongly believe that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions. Let us put our skills and experience to work for you.

Our team will fight for the justice that you deserve during this difficult time in your life. We offer free consultations to all potential and prospective clients. There is no financial obligation on your part until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. We proudly represent injured victims and loved ones throughout Dayton and the surrounding communities and we would be honored to assist you as well. To schedule your time to speak with a car accident lawyer in Dayton, please contact us using the link on our website or 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.