Washington Township, OH (February 14, 2024) – A man was killed in a two-car accident in Washington Township on Wednesday, February 14th. The accident took place just after 6:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of US Highway 68.

According to an initial investigation, a 2012 Jeep Wrangler was traveling southbound on US 68 when the driver crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2013 Ford F-150 that was traveling northbound. The driver of the Ford, 29-year-old Garrett Allen, suffered critical injuries and was later pronounced dead due to his injuries. There is no word on whether anyone else was hurt. The Jeep driver has not been identified. There is no word on what caused the Jeep to cross the center line.

The road was shut down while police investigated the accident and cleared the scene. The crash remains under investigation and no further information has been released at this time.

We want to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the family of Garrett Allen in the aftermath of this fatal car accident in Washington Township.

Fatal Car Accidents in Ohio  Washington Township, OH – Garrett Allen Killed in Head-On Crash on US 68

Fatal crashes in Ohio claim the lives of approximately 1,100 people each year. Sadly, many of these victims are innocent motorists who are affected by the actions of a negligent driver. A serious crash can occur at any time and can permanently alter the lives of victims and their family members. When an accident takes place it must be carefully investigated by authorities in order to determine the cause and who should be held responsible. Police will conduct a full investigation into the crash and can issue charges against a negligent driver who caused the collision.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal Ohio car accident, you may be entitled to compensation. While there is nothing that can truly compensate for the loss of a family member, many victims choose to seek justice on behalf of their loved one. Under Ohio law, a wrongful death claim can be filed by the deceased’s next of kin in order to recover certain types of damages. These cases are complex, however, and should only be handled by an experienced lawyer.

Here at Attkisson Law Firm, we help those who have been affected by the actions of a negligent driver. Our firm understands the difficulties that you are facing during this time and we want to offer assistance. We have successfully represented hundreds of clients and have recovered millions of dollars on their behalf. We would be honored to assist you as well.

We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our firm provides free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. There is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery.  When you need a tough and aggressive law firm, you can count on us to obtain results. To schedule your time to speak with a car accident lawyer in Washington Township, please contact us via our online intake form or give us a call at (937) 632-1175.

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