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Richland Twp., MI (January 13, 2024) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Richland Township on Friday morning claimed the lives of two students from the Whittemore-Prescott Area School, according to local news sources. The accident occurred just before 8:00 a.m. on January 12.

Reports provided by the Ogemaw County Sheriff’s Office show that a two-door Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling west on Mills Road when it collided with a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado near Black Road. The 17-year-old driver of the Cobalt in the front seat passenger were both transported to MyMichigan Medical Center in West Branch 6 for emergency medical care. The passenger passed away from their injuries after arriving. One additional 17-year-old victim, who was in the backseat of the cobalt, was also fatally injured. The victim died while at the scene. All of the victims in the cobalt were students at Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools. At this time, the crash is being investigated.

Our thoughts go out to those harmed as a result of this accident.

We offer our sympathies to the families of the victims killed in this crash.

Car Accidents in Michigan

Richland Twp., MI – Two Students Killed in Crash on Mills Rd at Black RdMotor vehicle collisions take place every day in Michigan. Many of these accidents result in injuries for those involved. The unfortunate truth is that we often see innocent people harmed as a result of drivers who fail to operate their vehicles safely. Some of the leading factors in motor vehicle collisions across our state include:

  • Reckless driving
  • Running red lights or stop signs
  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
  • Speeding
  • Poor weather conditions

Any negligent action can have severe consequences for others sharing the road. It is all too common to see victims left with injuries that require extensive medical care. Common injuries in automobile collisions include:

  • Contusions and bruising
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Lacerations and cuts

If you have been injured as a result of a car accident, it is vital that you seek legal representation from a Michigan car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to help you protect your rights and seek the maximum possible compensation for your losses and damages.

At the Law Offices of Christopher Trainor & Associates, we are committed to providing exceptional legal representation for our clients who have been injured in accidents. Our team has a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in obtaining justice and fair compensation for our clients. We are passionate about fighting for the rights of those who have been wrongfully injured and will work tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome for your case. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident, do not hesitate to reach out to us for support and guidance. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation with our skilled Michigan car accident lawyers at (248) 886-8650, and let us handle your case with compassion and dedication every step of the way.

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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