Almer Twp, MI (January 8, 2022) – An unborn child was killed following a traffic accident in Almer Township on Wednesday afternoon, January 5. The crash was reported at around 1:20 p.m. at the intersection of M-24 and Graf Road.
Initial reports revealed that an 85-year-old Caro man was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee when he ran a stop sign at the intersection. The Jeep was hit by a Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 20-year-old Akron man with three occupants. A 20-year-old pregnant woman was riding in the front seat of the Equinox.
The 8-month-pregnant woman was taken to a local hospital for evaluation and it was found that the fetus had died. The driver of the Jeep was also hospitalized for treatment. No additional information has been provided.
An ongoing accident investigation is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Crashes in Michigan
Driving is a dangerous activity, and tens of thousands of people are killed in car accidents in the United States each year. In 2011, 889 people were killed in Michigan in 834 collisions. At the time of impact, nearly half of those killed in car accidents in the state were wearing seatbelts. In Michigan traffic accidents in 2019, 985 people were killed and nearly 75,000 were injured.
Wrongful death lawsuits are intended to compensate surviving family members when the negligent actions of another party cause the death of a loved one. However, obtaining that compensation is often easier said than done. Just because the victim died, that does not mean that the at-fault party should be off the hook. The insurance companies of those at fault will often try to shift blame for a deadly crash. The defendant should instead pay compensation to the family members of the deceased after a deadly car crash in order to help with expenses associated with the accident. This can only be accomplished by partnering with a personal injury attorney in Almer Township with years of experience helping victims pursue wrongful death claims.
Almer Township Wrongful Death Lawyers
Bringing a lawsuit is probably the last thing on your mind after losing a family member. Fortunately, you do not have to pursue a claim on your own. Christopher Trainor & Associates understands that no amount of compensation will bring back a loved one. Our car crash attorneys in Almer Township are also aware that there are serious financial concerns associated with a deadly accident. Our legal team will fight to make sure that you recover the compensation you deserve after losing a loved one, and we will fight endlessly to ensure that the responsible party is held accountable for their actions.
Call us today at 248-886-8650 to discuss your case with an Almer Township wrongful death attorney.
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