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Cleveland, OH – Two Killed in I-90 Trash Truck Crash near W 117th St

Cleveland, OH (April 2, 2024) – Two people were killed in a motor vehicle accident reported in the Cleveland area on Monday afternoon, April 1. The incident occurred at around 12:10 p.m.

According to reports from the Cleveland Police Department, a Kimble trash truck and a second vehicle collided on Interstate 90 West. The incident prompted the closure of the interstate near West 117th Street. Two people involved in the crash were fatally injured. The victims were identified as a 16-year-old female and a 7-year-old boy. Three other victims were injured in the crash. EMS transported a 51-year-old man, a 25-year-old man, and a 16-year-old female to MetroHeath Medical Center for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly following this accident.

We offer our sympathies to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this crash.

Hands holding a memorial candleLosing a loved one in an automobile accident is nothing short of devastating and often leaves families unsure of what to do. For this reason, it is crucial to seek help from a Cleveland wrongful death lawyer immediately after the crash. Footage from the Ohio Department of Transportation traffic cameras gets deleted after only 72 hours, so acting quickly is imperative to a successful lawsuit for compensation.

At Merriman Legal, LLC, we understand the importance of taking timely legal action and gathering evidence, like video footage, before it is deleted. We are already in the process of gathering evidence from this accident to ensure it is available for legal action. Our team is dedicated to fighting for justice and advocating for our clients’ rights, utilizing our resources to build strong cases that get them the compensation they deserve.

Let us help you through this difficult time. Schedule your free consultation today, and let us handle everything else so you can focus on your recovery. Call our law office at (216) 522-9000 now to protect your rights and secure the best possible outcome for your case.

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