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Grand Rapids, MI (February 26, 2024) – Emergency crews were requested at the scene of a major motor vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday evening in Grand Rapids. The Michigan Department of Transportation informed the police and firefighters of the accident at around 5:45 p.m. on February 24.

According to law enforcement, a motor vehicle accident occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 96. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway near Michigan 37. Authorities reported extensive delays in the area as emergency crews provided assistance. At least one semi-truck tractor-trailer was involved in the accident. Medical personnel responded to the scene of the accident to care for injured parties. Those who required further medical attention were transported to area hospitals. At this time, the police department is investigating.

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

Car Accidents in Michigan

Grand Rapids, MI – I-96 Crash Reported near M-37 Ends in InjuriesBeing involved in a motor vehicle accident can be incredibly devastating. The unfortunate truth is that there are tens of thousands of people were left with serious injuries due to car crashes that take place across our state every year. Many of these accidents are a direct result of negligent and reckless drivers. Some of the most common factors in vehicle collisions include:

  • Right-of-Way Violations: Failure to yield the right-of-way at intersections, stop signs, and other situations can lead to head-on collisions and other serious accidents.
  • Speeding: Exceeding the speed limit increases the risk of losing control, extending stopping distances, and causing more severe injuries in collisions.
  • Impaired Driving: Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or medication significantly impairs judgment and reaction time.

Unfortunately, we continue to see serious accidents take place as a result of these and other reckless actions of drivers. If you have been hurt as a result of an automobile accident, it is important that you seek legal representation right away. A Michigan car accident lawyer will be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation against the responsible driver.

The Law Offices of Christopher Trainor & Associates is more than just a law firm - we are dedicated to fighting for justice and providing compassionate support to those who have been injured in accidents. Our decades of experience, proven track record of success, and reputation among our legal peers make us confident in our ability to provide top-notch representation for personal injury cases in Michigan. We understand the challenges that come with these cases and are committed to guiding you through the process while fighting for your rights. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident, do not hesitate to contact us at (248) 886-8650. Let us fight for you and help you receive the compensation you deserve.

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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