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Washtenaw Co., MI (February 11, 2024) – Emergency officials out of Washtenaw County were called to the scene of a car crash that sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. The accident was reported by the Michigan Department of Transportation at approximately 5:30 p.m. on February 9.

According to official reports, a collision occurred on the northbound side of US Highway 23. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway after Geddes Road. Delays were reported in the area as emergency crews remained on site extensively. At least one person sustained injuries in the crash. The victims were treated at the scene and transported to area hospitals. The accident is being investigated by law enforcement.

Our thoughts go out to those who have been injured as a result of this automobile collision.

Car Accidents in Michigan

Washtenaw Co., MI – Accident with Injuries on US-23 near Geddes RdA motor vehicle accident can be incredibly devastating. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are hurt every year as a result of vehicle collisions. After being hurt in a car crash, injured parties have the ability to seek compensation by filing a personal injury claim.

Fault in a Michigan car accident is determined based on the concept of comparative negligence. This means that each driver involved in the accident can be assigned a percentage of fault based on their actions or lack thereof that contributed to the accident. The determination of fault is made by insurance companies, police officers, and/or a court of law.

Some factors that may be considered when determining fault in a Michigan car accident include:

  • Negligence: Negligence is the failure to exercise reasonable care while driving. If one driver's negligence caused or contributed to the accident, they may be found at fault.
  • Violation of traffic laws: If one driver violates a traffic law, such as speeding or running a red light, and it leads to an accident, they may be found at fault.
  • Admissions of guilt: If one driver admits to being at fault for the accident, this can be used as evidence in determining fault.
  • Witness statements: Statements from witnesses who saw the accident occur can help determine what happened and who was at fault.

After being hurt in a car crash, choosing the right legal representation can make all the difference. A skilled Michigan car accident lawyer has the knowledge, experience, and resources needed to help you navigate through the complex legal process, protect your rights, and fight for fair compensation for your losses and damages.

At Christopher Trainor & Associates, we are committed to fighting for the rights of those who have been wrongfully injured in accidents. Our experienced legal team is dedicated to helping our clients seek the maximum compensation possible for their losses and damages. We understand how overwhelming and stressful it can be to deal with a personal injury, which is why we offer free consultations and work on a contingency fee basis. You deserve justice and fair compensation, so do not hesitate to reach out to us today at (248) 886-8650 for assistance from our skilled attorneys. Let us help you navigate this difficult time and fight for your rights.

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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