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Wood Co., OH – One Killed, Four Hurt in I-80 Crash near I-280

Wood Co., OH (July 6, 2024) – A major motor vehicle accident reported on Friday in Wood County claimed one person’s life. Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers were called to the scene at around 6:30 p.m. on July 5.

Reports show that a commercial vehicle and two passenger vehicles collided on Interstate 280 eastbound, also known as the Ohio Turnpike. Authorities arrived at the scene and shut down the roadway at Interstate 280. Emergency officials remained at the scene for a significant amount of time. One person involved in the accident was fatally injured and pronounced deceased by authorities. Two of the victims involved in the accident were flown by air ambulance to local hospitals with severe injuries. Two additional victims were transported by ambulance to area hospitals. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope all four of the injured victims recover quickly. We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

A group of candles lit in the dark.At Merriman Legal, LLC, we are dedicated to supporting families as they cope with the heartbreaking loss of a cherished family member due to someone else’s carelessness. We understand the overwhelming pain and emotional suffering that arise from fatal accidents. For this reason, we offer genuine compassion and skilled and knowledgeable legal services to help you seek justice for your loved one.

Our wrongful death attorneys in Wood County have significant experience in assisting grieving families to seek justice following fatal accidents. We are devoted to gathering compelling evidence to hold those responsible accountable for their actions. Through our Rapid Response team, our team is already in the process of securing crucial video evidence that might otherwise be lost once the Ohio Department of Transportation erases it after 72 hours.

If you are mourning the loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, we invite you to contact us for a complimentary consultation at (216) 522-9000. Allow us to handle the pursuit of justice while you and your family focus on honoring and remembering your loved one during this difficult time.

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