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Sterling Heights, MI (March 17, 2022) - A 21-year-old woman lost her life in a car accident in Sterling Heights on Thursday, March 17. According to information from reports, at approximately 1:15 a.m., the fatal wreck occurred on Van Dyke Avenue. 

The woman was headed north on Van Dyke between 18 Mile and 19 Mile Roads when a suspected intoxicated driver ran her off the road. Both vehicles ended up near the Henry Ford II High School football field. 

Officials said the 21-year-old, who was reportedly from Ohio, lost her life due to her injuries. It remains unclear whether the other driver involved was also hurt. 

Nothing further has been reported concerning the circumstances of the wreck at this time. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim at this time. 

Auto Collisions in Michigan

Losing someone you love is a devastating experience. Especially if their life was cut short due to the negligence of another person. Negligently caused car accidents take the lives of thousands of people per year in the United States and throughout Michigan. If your family member recently lost their life in a Michigan car crash, a wrongful death lawyer may be able to help you. Depending on the circumstances of your loved one’s passing, you may qualify for significant financial compensation that can help cover some or all of the costs associated with their death. Surviving family members of those who are killed in accidents caused by negligence usually have a legal right toward compensation. 

Pursuing a wrongful death claim may be the last thing on your mind at this time, however, it could help you recover in more ways than one. If your claim is successful, you will receive compensation for things like outstanding medical bills, funeral costs, and even non-economic damages like pain and suffering and lost wages, depending on the circumstances of the accident. The skilled and compassionate lawyers at Michigan Legal Center are here to help you through this difficult process one step at a time. 

Our experienced and dedicated lawyers at our firm will work hard to examine the circumstances surrounding your accident, collect important evidence, and build the strongest claim possible on your behalf.  

Sterling Heights Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Sterling Heights wrongful death attorneys are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week in order to assist grieving families by answering any questions they may have concerning the legal options available to them after suffering the wrongful loss of a loved one. 

Michigan Legal Center auto accident lawyers in Sterling Heights have made it our professional duty to ensure that you fully understand your legal rights after losing a loved one in a preventable Michigan car accident. Our firm helps victims hold the at-fault driver accountable and collect the full amount of financial compensation for medical treatment, lost income, and any other damages resulting from the accident.

If your family member lost their life in an accident that was caused by another driver's actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Michigan at (248) 886-8650 to learn about the legal options available to you.

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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