Charles Twp, MI – Elderly Man Dies in Hit-&-Run on I-94

by | Jan 12, 2022 | Car Accidents, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Charles Twp, MI (January 12, 2022) – A hit-and-run crash in Charles Township on Tuesday evening, January 11, left one man dead. The fatal accident took place on Interstate 94 near mile marker 87 at around 8 p.m. 

A 71-year-old man from Battle Creek was standing outside a 2016 black Ford pickup truck on the highway. The man was experienced car troubles when his pickup was sideswiped by another driver at a high rate of speed. The impact caused the truck to hit the pedestrian. 

The man sustained fatal injuries in the crash. The at-fault driver fled the scene without rendering aid. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is underway. 

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

Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in Michigan

Charles Twp, MI - Elderly Man Dies in Hit-&-Run on I-94

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise across the country, while passenger car deaths are on the decline. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in an accident. In the event of a collision, pedestrians have little protection, making them more vulnerable to fatal injuries.

The pain and anguish of losing a loved one as a result of someone else’s carelessness are nearly unbearable. It can have unintended consequences for those close to the victim. Surviving family members are frequently the ones who suffer the most from the accident’s consequences. With the help of an experienced Charles Township wrongful death attorney, they may be able to recover lost compensation by filing a wrongful death claim. By holding the at-fault party accountable for their role in a fatal accident, a wrongful death claim seeks compensation from those responsible for the deceased’s death.

Pedestrian Crash Lawyers in Charles Township

We understand the grief and anguish that families go through when a loved one is killed as a result of someone else’s actions at Christopher Trainor & Associates. Our Charles Township car accident lawyers 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 to which they are entitled following the death of a loved one. The first step is to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

To learn more about what our Charles 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.  

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