Washington Township, OH (February 17, 2024) – Police in the Washington Township area responded to the scene of a two-car injury crash on Friday, February 16th. The accident was reported around 7:25 p.m. on Yankee Street near the intersection with Heritage Road.

According to police, Robert Schroeder, of Springboro, was operating a 2019 Ford F-150 northbound on Yankee Street. At the same time, another driver was operating a 2021 Ford Explorer, also northbound on Yankee Street. The Explorer reduced its speed, however, Schroeder failed to slow his truck in time to avoid a collision. The Ford F-150 collided with the back of the Explorer, causing substantial damage to both cars. The driver of the Explorer was treated for non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash. There is no further update on the victim or their condition at this time. No other injuries were reported.

The crash remains under investigation. There is no additional information available.

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

Ohio Car Accidents  Washington Township, OH – Two-Car Injury Crash on Yankee St.

Each day, more than 600 car accidents are reported throughout Ohio. These crashes can be caused by many different factors, including driver error, negligence, weather and road conditions, and equipment malfunctions. However, the large majority of accidents due to negligence and are preventable through the use of ordinary care and caution. Speeding, careless driving, distraction, and impairment are among the most common causes of crashes.

While not every car accident will result in injuries, many of them will. It is estimated that more than 60,000 people will be hurt in Ohio car accidents every year. The injuries caused by a crash range from minor to severe and even fatal. If you have been hurt in a crash, you should speak with a car accident lawyer about your legal rights as soon as possible. You could be entitled to receive compensation for your pain and suffering, lost wages, medical costs, and more. Many victims try to handle their own cases and, in the process, end up costing themselves thousands of dollars in potential compensation.

At Attkisson Law Firm, our dedicated team of attorneys works hard each day to protect and preserve our clients’ legal rights. We have many years of experience handling car accident claims in Dayton and the surrounding area. When you have been affected by another driver’s negligence, we will make sure that you receive the full amount of compensation that you deserve. Before you speak with an insurance adjuster or other third party give us a call to see how we can help.

Our team is standing by to speak with you at any time. We provide free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. There is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. When you are in need of a tough and aggressive law firm, you can count on us to obtain the compensation that you deserve.

To speak with one of our car accident attorneys in Washington Township, please reach out to us using our contact form or give us a call at 937-632-1175.

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