Banks Twp, MI (June 1, 2023) – A crash involving two pickup trucks in Banks Township left one person dead and another injured on Wednesday, May 31.
The deadly accident took place on US-81 near Old Dixie Highway at around 2:15 p.m. It was reported that a 2020 Ford F150 was traveling northbound when it entered southbound traffic. It crashed head-on with a 2018 Ford F150 pickup.
The southbound Ford left the roadway and caught fire. The driver was pulled out of the vehicle by emergency responders, but they were later pronounced dead. The other driver was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition.
The identities of the involved parties have been withheld, and no further information has been provided.
An ongoing crash investigation is in progress.
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 their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Head-On Crashes in Michigan
Statistics show that head-on collisions had a nearly 58 percent fatality rate in 2017, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. These types of crashes make up 13% of all fatal collisions and are more frequent in rural areas of the United States. Head-on collisions account for less than 7% of fatal collisions in cities while still making up roughly 10% of traffic fatalities overall. If you were hurt in a head-on crash, consult a trusted attorney right away for legal counsel.
Car accidents continue to be the leading cause of fatalities and severe injuries in Michigan, and someone is hurt in a crash somewhere in the state every day. Serious collisions can cause lifelong medical expenses and permanent disabilities. When another driver’s negligence causes you catastrophic injuries, you need a trusted advocate who will stand up for your rights and protect you from being exploited by a large insurance company.
Almost nothing can adequately prepare you for the aftermath of a vehicle accident. Your daily activities and the welfare of your family could be negatively impacted by your injuries as a result of a collision. We all want to stay positive, but there is a strong chance that you experienced significant financial and psychological hardship. The time right after a car accident can be very difficult, and a lawyer can help you better understand your chances of making a full recovery.
If you suffered significant injuries in an auto accident, you can rely on the lawyers at Christopher Trainor & Associates to handle your personal injury claim. Our legal team is dedicated to every case we take on, and our attorneys have a track record of helping injured victims in Michigan make a complete recovery. Our attorneys are dedicated to defending your legal rights, and we have a proven track record of success in securing monetary damages for crash victims. We will be there to support your rights and to walk you through each step of the claims process. If you want to discuss your case during a free consultation with a Banks Township personal injury lawyer, call our offices at 248-886-8650 today.
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