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Independence, OH – Car Accident with Injuries on I-77 near Chestnut Rd

Independence, OH (February 18, 2024) – At least one person was injured in a motor vehicle accident reported in Independence on Friday evening, February 16.

According to local news sources, at around 10:50 p.m., a collision between two cars blocked the southbound side of Interstate 77. The incident prompted the closure of the interstate near Chestnut Road as emergency responders removed the involved vehicles and cleared debris from the roadway. Airbags in at least one of the vehicles deployed, rendering it undrivable. Medical personnel responded to the scene to care for injured parties and transport them to area hospitals for further care. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

Our thoughts are with those harmed in this accident.

Traffic on a busy interstate as seen through a chain link fence on an overpass.At Merriman Legal, LLC, our experienced Independence car accident attorneys have a proven track record of success in helping victims and their families obtain the justice and compensation they deserve. We understand that each case is unique, which is why we take the time to listen to you and offer intelligent advice tailored to your specific needs. With us on your side, you can take an aggressive approach from the start, knowing that we will conduct a thorough investigation and negotiate effectively with insurance companies on your behalf.

Time is of the essence when it comes to gathering evidence after an accident, as the Ohio Department of Transportation often deletes video footage within 72 hours of the accident taking place. Our team is already busy gathering evidence from this accident to ensure injured parties are able to get justice. Do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Ohio personal injury law firm as soon as possible for a free consultation at (216) 522-9000. Let us help you through this difficult time and fight for your rights so that you can receive fair compensation for any damages incurred.

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