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Brook Park, OH – One Injured in Crash on OH-17 at 137th St

Brook Park, OH (May 25, 2024) – At around 9:45 p.m. on May 22, emergency crews were summoned to the scene of a car crash that occurred on Ohio State Route 17.

According to local law enforcement reports, a black 2018 vehicle was driving east on Ohio State Route 17. While stopped at a red light at the intersection of West 137th Street, the vehicle was struck in the rear by a silver 2004 vehicle. One person in the black vehicle was injured. The victim, 60-year-old Muntaser Bellah Alrefai, was transported to Fairview Hospital for emergency medical treatment. The driver of the second vehicle, 19-year-old Elijah Mundell Burns, was cited for failing to ensure clear distance. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope Muntaser Bellah Alrefai recovers quickly after this accident.

Ohio Highway with Light TrafficFollowing a car accident, it is normal to feel overwhelmed and unsure about what to do next. However, with the assistance of our seasoned lawyers at Merriman Legal, LLC, you can be confident that your rights will be upheld, and we will work to secure the highest possible compensation for your losses. Time is crucial when gathering evidence post-accident, especially since ODOT video footage is typically erased within 72 hours. This is why our dedicated team is committed to acting swiftly and effectively to gather all essential evidence for your case.

You do not have to face this challenging period by yourself. Reach out to our Brook Park car accident lawyers today at (216) 522-9000 for a complimentary consultation. We are here to support you, providing guidance throughout the process and advocating for the justice and compensation you deserve.

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