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Detroit, MI (December 16, 2021) - An auto accident occurred on a roadway in Wayne County on the morning of December 15, Wednesday. Sources indicate that the crash happened at approximately 7:30 a.m.

Police and paramedics were dispatched to the westbound lanes of Interstate 696 near Orchard Lake Road where they assisted injured parties and investigated the circumstances of the wreck. Upon their arrival, they found that at least one person was in need of emergency assistance. 

The identities of the involved parties have not been made public at this time as police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. The left shoulder, left lane, left center lane, and right shoulder were blocked for some time after the incident occurred in order to allow responders to work in the area. 

Drivers were asked to use different routes of travel while the scene remained active with officials. Police continue to investigate the details of the accident.

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

Michigan Car Crashes

Detroit, MI - Injury Accident Reported on I-696 near Orchard Lake Road

Approximately 75,000 people sustain injuries per year due to traffic collisions in the Wolverine State. Approximately 300,000 vehicle accidents happen per year in Michigan. Sadly, each year, over 1,000 lives are cut short due to these wrecks. In 2021,1,083 people were killed in car wrecks in Michigan. 

After sustaining serious injuries in an auto collision, you may be feeling frustrated and overwhelmed, especially if the accident was not your fault. You may not only be dealing with pain and suffering, but you may also be dedicating a lot of money, time, and energy to your recovery. You may not be able to immediately return to work, forcing you to lose much-needed wages. In extreme cases, injured parties must undergo emergency surgeries that can be draining and difficult. A car crash attorney in Michigan may be able to help you through this experience by informing you of your right to collect financial compensation for your injuries and losses. An attorney will also help you exercise this right so you're able to move forward financially from the aftermath of your crash.

Car Accident Attorneys in Detroit

Recovering from serious injuries can be difficult and strenuous. You may be able to recover in more ways than just the physical with the help of a Detroit personal injury lawyer. If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a car crash caused by negligence, the trusted team of attorneys at the Michigan Legal Center can help you get the financial compensation you deserve. After being hurt by the negligent actions of other drivers, you deserve to be awarded financial compensation to help cover the costs of your injuries.

Sadly, there are many instances where drivers act negligently and cause other people to become injured. Nearly 95% of the traffic accidents that happen in the United States are the result of driver error. These circumstances allow an injured victim to receive compensation for damages they may have endured by filing a personal injury claim with a personal injury lawyer. Some damages that often result from sustaining injuries in a traffic collision caused by negligence include medical costs, mental health bills, lost wages, loss of consortium, pain and suffering, and more.

Contact the Michigan Legal Center online or by phone at (248) 886-8650 to inquire about the legal options available to you if you have recently been injured in an accident. We firmly believe that no one should have to face an issue like this on their own, which is why we are here to help, 24/7. Reach out to us at your earliest convenience to get started on your own personal injury case. 

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: This information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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