Kettering, OH (January 5, 2023) – The Kettering Police Department responded to the scene of an injury accident on Thursday, January 4th. The collision was first reported around 1:50 p.m. on College Drive at the intersection with Research Boulevard.
Reports indicate that a vehicle was traveling southbound on College Drive when the driver came to a stop sign. The driver failed to stop and proceeded through the intersection, colliding with a 2004 Toyota Camry driven by Debra Streiff of Kettering. Both cars sustained heavy damage in the accident. EMS and fire rescue crews also responded to the crash scene. Streiff was hurt in the accident and was transported by ambulance to Kettering Medical Center. Her injuries were described as non-life-threatening. There were no other injuries reported in the crash.
Following an investigation, police charged the driver of the first car, Samuel David Rawlings, with failure to stop at a stop sign. The road was closed while officials investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to avoid the area during this time. No further details are available.
We want to offer our thoughts and well wishes to the victim’s family following this car accident in Kettering. We hope for a full and speedy recovery.
Ohio Car Accidents
Car accidents in Ohio have the potential to lead to serious, life-altering and unexpected consequences. One minute you might be riding down the road minding your own business and the next you can find yourself suffering from major injuries. Negligent drivers contribute to more than 80% of Ohio car accidents. Unfortunately, this also means that innocent victims are most often affected. Last year, more than 600 car accident were reported in Ohio each day. A large number of these crashes resulted in injuries for innocent victims.
Under Ohio’s car accident laws, victims may have certain legal rights in the aftermath of a collision. This includes the right to recover compensation for your lost wages, pain and suffering, medical bills, and potentially more. The value of your claim can only be determined by an experienced lawyer who has handled these types of cases before.
At the Attkisson Law Firm, we have a dedicated team of lawyers and legal professionals. Our firm can help when you or a loved one have been injured in a crash in Dayton or the surrounding communities. We know that this is a difficult period in your life. Let us help you get back on your feet following a major accident. While we cannot guarantee a result in a particular case, you can count on us to work tirelessly on your behalf.
We are standing by to assist you at any time. We provide free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. When you work with us, you are getting a strong and aggressive team who will fight for you every step of the way. To schedule your appointment with a Kettering car accident lawyer, please reach out to us using our online contact 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.