Ida, MI – One Killed in Fatal Crash with U-Haul on Lewis Ave near W Rauch Rd

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Ida, MI (March 22, 2022) – A man from Ida lost his life on the morning of Tuesday, March 15 in a head-on crash in Monroe. The wreck occurred when an on-coming U-haul truck crossed over the center line and collided with his vehicle head-on. 

Rescue personnel were sent to the scene at around 7:00 a.m. on March 15 at Lewis Avenue near West Rauch Road in Ida Township. Michigan State Police reported an injury crash caused by a U-haul truck driven by a 30-year-old Monroe woman. 

The woman was traveling north on Lewis Avenue when she reportedly fell asleep at the wheel, according to authorities. A 36-year-old male along with juvenile passengers were present in the truck at the time. 

The truck drifted into the southbound lane and struck a black pickup truck before colliding head-on with an oncoming Jeep Patriot. The Jeep flipped over due to the force of the impact, police said. 

The Jeep’s driver, identified as a 60-year-old man from Ida, was fatally injured in the accident. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

No other injuries were reported. 

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

Michigan Vehicle Accidents

Head-on collisions are some of the deadliest and most common types of accidents. A head-on crash is more likely to result in fatal injuries than most other accidents with a death rate of more than 58%. Head-on crashes are the cause of over 10% of yearly road fatalities, however, they only account for less than 2% of all reported auto accidents. Distracted or reckless drivers who swerve into oncoming traffic are the most common cause of head-on collisions. 

It is seemingly unbearable to lose a loved one. After a loved one’s untimely demise, the thought of filing a suit for wrongful death against the liable party or entity may seem overwhelming, however, it could help to ease some or all of the financial burden that may be associated with your loved one’s passing. One less thing to worry about can help you focus on your family and emotional recovery. 

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Monroe

Our Monroe 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. 

After a fatal car accident in Michigan, it is important that the victim’s surviving family members speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Important no-fault benefits are available to surviving family members of those who lose their lives in car wrecks caused by negligence. No-fault benefits usually include the payment of necessary medical care, lost wages, vehicle repair/replacement, funeral/burial expenses, and survivors’ economic loss benefits. A wrongful death lawyer in Monroe will be able to help you learn how you can recover from damages that may have stemmed from your loved one’s crash.

Our team knows that money cannot fix the immense suffering brought on by an auto accident, especially when the injuries are severe. However, collecting full and fair financial compensation can ease the financial burden of medical bills, lost income, mental health bills, vehicle repair costs, and more. 

Contact the Michigan Legal Center at your earliest convenience in order to be connected with a skilled and experienced attorney who can help you through this difficult time. You can reach us at (248) 886-8650 to see how we can assist you to obtain the best outcome for your case. No one deserves to have to pay for injuries they sustained due to another person’s reckless actions. Call us as soon as you can to exercise your legal right toward financial compensation for your injuries and the damages that you may be facing.

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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