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Detroit, MI (August 3, 2023) - At around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, officers from the Detroit Police Department responded to a call of a collision involving two automobiles in which one or more people seemed to have been injured.

According to an incident notice provided by the Michigan Department of Transportation, a rear-end collision happened on westbound I-94 at the Fred Moore Highway. At about 5:20 p.m., DPD officers and Michigan State Police troopers arrived at the scene of the accident.

The Detroit Police Department dispatched local emergency medical services, and they responded promptly to help. It is unknown how many individuals were harmed in the accident, but paramedics checked everyone out.

The DPD officers in charge of the inquiry have asked that any potential eyewitnesses get in touch with them as soon as possible.

Our sincere thoughts go out to the injured and their loved ones.

Defending Your Legal Rights Following an Accident in Michigan

While dealing with the aftermath of an automobile accident in Michigan is sure to be unpleasant and irritating, there are certain essential steps you can take to ensure your rights are protected. Victims of vehicle accidents should take immediate action to protect their legal rights since even seemingly slight injuries can have far-reaching consequences.

Following are some things to think about if you've been harmed in an accident:

  • Alert the authorities: If you or a passenger in your automobile receive injuries and require medical assistance, a police officer can help you call for an ambulance. The symptoms of some wounds don't appear until weeks later.
  • Write down what you see: If you can, snap a ton of photos and film a lot of footage. Take pictures of the accident scene, the automobiles, and any injuries you sustained.
  • Swap phone numbers and email addresses: If you want to make a complete report with the police, you'll need the other driver's information, such as their name, address, phone number, insurance provider, license plate, and registration.
  • See if you're covered by insurance: Investigate the No-Fault insurance provisions in Michigan. Even if your no-fault insurance covers your permitted healthcare expenditure benefits (medical expenditures), work disruption benefits, and survivor's loss benefits, you can still submit a claim against the individual who caused your accident for compensation, such as pain and suffering.
  • Get in touch with a lawyer: If you've been in a car accident in Michigan and want to start gathering evidence for a prospective claim, don't wait to speak with a lawyer. And, until you have met with an attorney who specializes in injury claims, you should not sign any settlement offers relating to your vehicle accident.

Contact a vehicle accident lawyer in Detroit if you've been harmed in an accident that wasn't your fault. They can help you file a claim and defend your rights in court. Our experienced team at Christopher Trainor & Associates is proud of its track record of winning even the most difficult personal injury cases. Get in touch with our personal injury lawyers servicing Detroit and the surrounding area at 248-886-8650 to schedule a free first consultation.

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: The 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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