Detroit, MI (September 17, 2023) – A trooper from the Metro South Post of the Michigan State Police was injured early on Sunday morning while completing a traffic stop in Detroit, the MSP said.
On the west side of Detroit, near Fenkell, at around 12:50 a.m. on Sunday, a trooper was standing outside his patrol car when he was struck by a speeding vehicle, according to the Michigan State Police, per MSP F/Lt. Mike Shaw. The SUV involved apparently became airborne as a result of the collision and struck the trooper, as well as the vehicle involved in the traffic stop, which had two other persons inside.
The trooper and the other two victims were evaluated at the site before being sent to a nearby hospital.
Authorities have said their investigation continues, but they have not provided any updates in the interim.
Our thoughts and best wishes are with the injured victims and their loved ones.
Injury-Causing Wrecks in Michigan
Even the most cautious driver faces the risk of significant injury and bearing the weight of the aftermath when another driver’s carelessness causes an accident.
Every year, automobile accidents injure millions of people all around the globe, and the Great Lakes are no exception. According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, there are about three million registered vehicles in the Southeast Michigan region. One person loses their life in a car accident in the state every two minutes, on average. In Michigan, there are around 980 fatalities and 76,000 injuries annually.
Many different types of traffic violations may lead to car accidents, from intoxicated drivers to those who are just not paying attention. If you’ve been in a car accident, it’s crucial that you choose an attorney who will fight for your rights regardless of who was at blame.
Far too many motorists incorrectly assume they can get by without hiring an attorney. In order to safeguard their rights and ensure they get the compensation to which they are legally entitled, victims of vehicle accidents may find it beneficial to contact an experienced attorney. Hiring a lawyer who specializes in car accident cases may help you deal with the legal repercussions of an accident, such as the insurance company’s efforts to disprove your claim.
Talking to an experienced attorney who specializes in vehicle accident cases is one of the numerous immediate next steps you should take following an accident. Gather information on the incident itself as a first step. You must report the accident to the authorities and your insurance carrier before hiring a Michigan car accident attorney to help you get the money you deserve.
It’s natural to feel stressed and unsure of what to do after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident caused by another driver’s negligence. To help you through the complex claims process and get fair compensation, Christopher Trainor & Associates has assembled a team of dedicated professionals. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident that wasn’t your fault in Michigan and you need help right now, contact the Detroit personal injury attorneys at 248-886-8650.
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