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Madison Heights, MI (April 21, 2024) – A car accident reported in a construction zone in the Madison Heights area on Friday morning prompted the response of the police, firefighters, and emergency medical services. The accident occurred at around 10:15 a.m. on April 19.

According to official reports, an automobile collision blocked the eastbound side of Interstate 696. The incident caused delays in the area near Couzens Avenue. Police and firefighters blocked the portion of the roadway near Exit 19 as they worked to remove the involved vehicles with the assistance of at least one tow truck. Paramedics responded to treat injured victims and provide transportation to local hospitals for those who sustained injuries. At this time, the police department is investigating the crash.

Our thoughts go out to those harmed in this crash.

Car Accidents in Michigan

Madison Heights, MI – Car Accident in Construction Zone on I-696Car accidents can have devastating consequences, and unfortunately, Michigan witnesses tens of thousands of these collisions, resulting in severe injuries every year. Often, negligence is to blame. Key factors contributing to accidents in Michigan include:

  • Distracted Driving: Activities like texting, talking on the phone, eating, or using GPS divert a driver's attention from the road, posing serious risks.
  • Mechanical Failures: Malfunctions in brakes, tires, steering, or other components can lead to sudden loss of control and accidents.
  • Traffic Signal Violations: Running red lights, ignoring stop signs, or disregarding turn signals jeopardizes the safety of other drivers.

Despite efforts to prevent them, accidents due to negligent and reckless actions persist on Michigan's roadways, leaving victims with severe injuries like head trauma, broken bones, and internal organ damage.

If you've been injured in a car crash, you likely have legal options. Seeking representation from a Michigan car accident lawyer as soon as possible is essential. An attorney can assist you in pursuing a claim against the responsible party and securing fair compensation.

With over three decades of experience and a proven track record of success, the Law Offices of Christopher Trainor & Associates is the premier firm for personal injury cases in Michigan. Our team of skilled attorneys has consistently advocated for car crash victims, earning the trust and referrals of our peers in the legal community. We understand the complexities of personal injury cases and are committed to providing exceptional representation to help our clients obtain the compensation they deserve. If you've been in an accident, contact our Michigan personal injury legal team today at 248-886-8650 for fearless legal guidance and compassionate support 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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