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Leighton Twp., MI (February 26, 2024) – A 72-year-old woman lost her life as a result of a fatal accident that occurred in Layton Township. The incident was reported to the Michigan State Police at approximately 7:55 p.m. on February 22.

According to reports from the police, a 72-year-old woman was driving a car on US Highway 131 just north of Wayland. For unknown reasons, she began experiencing tire problems, which caused the vehicle to come to a stop. The woman exited her vehicle and was struck by a Buick Lacrosse. The woman was severely injured in the accident. Despite medical efforts, she died from her injuries. At this time, the accident is under investigation.

We offer our condolences to the family of the woman killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in Michigan

Leighton Twp., MI – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on US-131Being involved in a vehicle collision can have a devastating impact on your life. Unfortunately, over 293,000 collisions were reported in Michigan during 2022. Year after year, we continue to see the number of people harmed as a result of crashes on our roadways increased despite having strict laws in place to protect motorists. Many accidents take place due to negligence. Leading factors include:

  • Poor road conditions
  • Failing to signal
  • Unsafe lane changes

unfortunately, there are many instances where people end up passing away as a result of the injuries they suffer in crashes caused by these and other reckless actions. If your loved one has died in a fatal collision, you must reach out to a dedicated legal team right away. After a fatal car crash, having a reliable Michigan wrongful death lawyer by your side can provide you with the necessary support and guidance during this difficult time. They have the knowledge and experience to fight for your rights and ensure that you receive fair compensation for your damages.

At Christopher Trainor & Associates, we are dedicated to serving and supporting those who have lost loved ones in fatal collisions. Our experienced Michigan car accident lawyers prioritize your well-being and fight for your rights every step of the way. We understand the immense impact that these incidents can have on victims and their families, which is why we are committed to helping you receive the compensation you deserve while you focus on recovering. Trust us to handle your case with care, determination, and a proven track record of success. Contact us today for a free consultation at (248) 886-8650, and let us help you get the justice and support you need during this difficult time.

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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