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Bedford Heights, OH – Accident on I-271 near MM 26 Ends in Injuries

Bedford Heights, OH (April 5, 2024) – On April 3, emergency officials were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a motor vehicle accident that left two people injured. The accident was reported at around 9:10 a.m. on Wednesday.

According to official reports, a black 2018 Mercedes-Benz and a blue 2006 Volkswagen Passat were both traveling westbound in the right lane of Interstate 271. As the Mercedes proceeded through the area near mile marker 26, the Volkswagen Passat struck the Mercedes. Two people were injured as a result of the accident. The Bedford Heights Fire Department EMS responded to render aid to 68-year-old Vanessa Hinton. Hinton was transported to Marymount Hospital for further treatment. The second victim, identified as 28-year-old Joseph Taylor, was rendered aid by Oakwood Village EMS and transported to South Pointe Hospital. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We hope Vanessa Hinton and Joseph Taylor recover quickly following this accident.

A motor vehicle accident can have a lasting impact on a person’s life, causing physical and emotional injuries as well as financial strain. It is crucial to take timely legal action after an accident, especially with the time-sensitive deletion of ODOT video footage within 72 hours. Our Rapid Response team is already in the process of gathering the video footage for this accident so that it is available for the injured parties to pursue compensation.

Car Accident Side DamageAt Merriman Legal, LLC, our Bedford Heights car accident lawyers understand the difficult process of seeking compensation for damages in these situations. If you have been injured in a car accident in Ohio, do not hesitate to reach out to our team at (216) 522-9000 for a free consultation with our skilled Ohio personal injury attorneys. We are here to support you through this challenging time and fight for the justice and compensation that you deserve.

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