Warrensville Heights, OH (January 24, 2024) – The Warrensville Heights Police Department responded to the scene of a car crash that took place on Tuesday morning and ended in injuries. Law enforcement was notified of the crash at around 6:25 a.m.
On January 23, a white 2019 Mazda CX5 was traveling in the area of Northfield Road and Clarkwood Road during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, the Mazda struck a pedestrian near the intersection. The pedestrian, identified as 31-year-old Russell Raemel Stokes of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, was injured in the crash. Warrensville Heights Fire Department EMS treated the victim while at the scene. Stokes was subsequently transported to Hillcrest Hospital by EMS for emergency treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope Russell Raemel Stokes recovers quickly from his injuries.
After being hurt in an accident, it is vital that you take quick legal action. Cameras from ODOT only keep footage for 72 hours after an accident. Area commercial properties hold recordings for even less time. Reaching out to our dedicated legal team at Merriman Legal, LLC immediately after your accident will help to ensure that you have the best chance of obtaining this critical footage for your car accident case.
Our Rapid Response Team will act immediately to obtain this and other evidence for your claim so that you are able to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions. With decades of experience protecting the rights of individuals across northeastern Ohio, you can rest assured knowing we will do everything possible to help you get justice after being harmed. If you have been hurt in a car crash due to the reckless acts of another driver, call our Ohio pedestrian accident lawyers at 216-522-9000. We are available to meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your rights and the options that are available to help you protect them.
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