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Oakland, MI (February 16, 2024) – Officers with the Michigan State Police responded to the scene of a vehicle accident that occurred on Friday morning in Oakland. Calls for help came in at approximately 7:50 a.m. on February 16.

Police reports indicate that a crash occurred on the eastbound side of Interstate 696. The incident prompted authorities to close the roadway near Michigan 10, Northwestern Highway. The incident caused delays in traffic that extended back from Exit 10 toward Exit 8 as the police and firefighters worked to clear the scene. At least one person was transported to a local hospital following the crash, where they were provided medical care for their injuries. The state police are investigating the incident.

We hope those harmed in this accident recover quickly.

Car Accidents in Michigan

Oakland, MI – MSP Responds to Auto Wreck on I-696 at M-10Motor vehicle accidents are the cause of tens of thousands of injuries across the United States every year. Unfortunately, we see many of these accidents take place right here in Michigan. When innocent people are harmed as a result of motor vehicle accidents, it can have devastating consequences on the lives of those involved. Car crash victims are often left with significant trauma to the head, broken bones, and other injuries that require extensive care. In many cases, these accidents are caused by negligence. Leading factors in collisions include:

  • Distracted Driving: Engaging in activities like texting, talking on the phone, or even adjusting the radio takes the attention of a driver off the road, which can have devastating consequences.
  • Inadequate Vehicle Maintenance: Failing to properly maintain and service a vehicle can lead to mechanical problems that could contribute to accidents.
  • Impaired Driving: Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or medication significantly impairs judgment and reaction time.

After being hurt in a car crash, you have the ability to file legal action against those who are responsible. A Michigan car accident lawyer can help you gather evidence and build the strongest case possible against the responsible party. It is imperative to seek representation as soon as possible to ensure your rights are protected.

Christopher Trainor & Associates is not just a law firm but a team of passionate advocates for our clients. We are dedicated to fighting for the rights and needs of accident victims in Michigan and have years of experience and a proven track record to back us up. With free consultations and working on a contingency fee basis, we make it risk-free for our clients to seek maximum compensation for their losses. If you've been injured in an accident, don't hesitate to reach out to us at (248) 886-8650 – let us fight for the justice and compensation you deserve. Trust our team to guide you through the legal process with compassion, dedication, and determination.

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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