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Merritt Twp, MI (January 5, 2022) - A pedestrian was killed following a traffic accident in Merritt Township on Friday night, December 31. The deadly crash took place at around 6:44 p.m. at the intersection of W. Munger and S. Finn Roads. 

A pedestrian was reportedly crossing at the intersection when they were hit by a black 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck driven by a 71-year-old man. The injured party was transported to McLaren Bay Region hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The deceased victim was later identified as 52-year-old Michael W. Schlicker. No further information has been provided. 

An investigation into the deadly crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in Michigan

Merritt Twp, MI - Man Fatally Hit by Pickup at Munger & Finn Rd

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, walkers are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in an accident. Pedestrians have minimal protection in the case of a collision, making them more susceptible to being slain in an accident. In 2017, a pedestrian died in a traffic accident every 88 minutes on average, reaching a total of 5,977 deaths across the country. 

The pain and anguish of losing a loved one as a result of someone else's carelessness is nearly unbearable. It can cause unexpected expenses for those close to the victim. Surviving family members frequently bear the brunt of the accident's consequences. With the help of an experienced Merritt Township wrongful death attorney, they may be able to recover lost compensation by filing a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim seeks damages from those responsible for the deceased's death in order to obtain compensation for damages by holding the at-fault party responsible for their role in a fatal accident.

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Merritt Township

We at Christopher Trainor & Associates understand the grief and anguish that families go through when a family member is killed as a result of someone else's actions. Our Merritt Township car accident attorneys want to help you get back on your feet. While no amount of money can replace the loss of a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit can assist families in dealing with the financial consequences of the accident. This compensation should be provided by the responsible party's insurance provider. Our legal team is committed to ensuring that each of our clients receives the compensation they are entitled to following the death of a loved one. The first step is to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

To learn more about what our Merritt Township personal injury lawyers can do for you, call 248-886-8650 today.

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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