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Comstock Twp, MI (January 18, 2022) - Authorities have identified the parties involved in a deadly traffic accident in Comstock Township on Monday, January 18. 

The deceased victim was later identified as 24-year-old Austin Hankla. Hankla was reportedly the passenger of one of the vehicles involved in the crash. It was reported that 30-year-old Ricardo Castillo-Ramirez was traveling southbound on Sprinkle Road when he crashed into an oncoming vehicle. Both Castillo-Ramirez and the other driver, 21-year-old Shanae Moore, were taken to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. 

An ongoing investigation into the fatal crash is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Austin Hankla at this time. 

Fatal Head-On Crashes in Michigan

Comstock Twp, MI - Update: Austin Hankla Killed in Collision on Sprinkle Rd

A head-on collision is more likely than other types of traffic accidents to result in fatal injuries. Head-on collisions are among the deadliest, with a death rate of over 58%. Despite accounting for less than 2% of all reported traffic accidents, they are responsible for more than 10% of all annual road fatalities. The most common cause of these collisions is careless or distracted drivers swerving into opposing lanes of traffic.

Wrongful death lawsuits are intended to compensate surviving family members when a loved one dies as a result of another party's negligence. Obtaining that compensation, on the other hand, is frequently easier said than done. Just because the victim died does not absolve the at-fault party of responsibility. Insurance companies for those who are at fault will frequently try to shift blame for a fatal accident. Instead of paying compensation to the family members of the deceased after a fatal car accident, the defendant should pay compensation to the family members of the deceased to assist with accident-related expenses. Only a personal injury attorney in Comstock Township with years of experience helping victims pursue wrongful death claims can help you achieve this.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Comstock Township

After the death of a loved one, filing a lawsuit is probably the last thing on your mind. You don't have to pursue a claim on your own, fortunately. Christopher Trainor & Associates recognizes that no amount of money can bring a loved one back. Our Comstock Township car accident lawyers are also aware that a fatal accident can result in significant financial losses. Our legal team will fight tooth and nail to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to following the death of a loved one, and we will never stop fighting to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions.

Call us today at 248-886-8650 to speak with a Comstock Township wrongful death lawyer about your 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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