Onsted, MI (December 6, 2021) – A woman from Adrian was killed in a truck accident on Thursday evening, December 2. The accident was reported to officials in the area at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Deputies with the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the scene on Gilbert Highway south of Teachout Road shortly after the incident occurred. Information provided to Lenawee County Central Dispatch revealed that the female driver of a truck had lost her life in the crash.
Reports from authorities show that a 2005 Chevy pickup was headed south on the highway just south of Teachout Road when it was involved in a head-on crash with a New Holland farm tractor. The tractor was headed north at the time.
The driver of the truck was identified as a 31-year-old female from Adrian. She was pronounced deceased on-site by paramedics. The tractor’s driver, a 19-year-old male from Tipton, suffered minor injuries. He was treated on-site by Cambridge Fire officials.
At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Lenawee County Accident Investigation Team. The Lenawee County Accident Investigation Team as well as the Cambridge Township Fire Department and Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office were all present and working at the scene for some time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone involved.
Truck Accidents in Michigan
Truck accidents in Michigan are reported more than 10,000 times per year. On average, the state sees more than 13,000 truck crashes annually. Almost 100 people lose their lives per year in these wrecks, while more than 2,400 are injured. Truck collisions can happen for numerous reasons, including:
- Truck drivers failing to yield
- Truck drivers failing to regard traffic signals
- Truck drivers unable to stop in assured clear distance
- Truckers improperly using lanes
- Truckers driving negligently
If you or a loved one has recently been hurt in a truck crash, in Michigan, the Michigan truck accident attorneys at the Michigan Legal center may be able to help you. Don’t become another statistic at the hands of negligent and careless truck drivers. An attorney may be able to assist you in learning how you can collect financial compensation for your injuries and losses.
Traffic Accident Lawyers in Onsted
Losing a loved one is never easy to accept, and we are often affected for the rest of our lives by their passing. It is often an extremely emotionally turbulent time when we are faced with the untimely death of a family member. If your loved one recently lost their life in an accident caused by negligence, you deserve justice and compensation.
Our wrongful death attorneys in Onsted can be reached 24/7 to assist grieving families by answering any/all questions they may have concerning available legal options following the unforeseen loss of a loved one. You may be able to collect compensation for funeral costs, outstanding medical bills, burial costs, and more.
Michigan Legal Center’s traffic accident attorneys in Onsted work hard to make sure you understand your legal rights after losing a loved one in a preventable Michigan car accident. Our firm helps victims hold the at-fault driver accountable and collect the full amount of financial compensation for medical treatment, lost income, and any other damages resulting from the accident.
If your family member lost their life in an accident that was caused by another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Michigan at (248) 886-8650 to learn about the legal options available to you.
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