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Distracted driving may have contributed to tragic car crash

Increased traffic on Ohio roadways leads to an increased risk of being involved in a crash. A car crash can happen in the blink of an eye. Younger people are prone to distracted driving; it only takes an instant to drift out of one's lane, and that instant can be all that's needed to cause a serious car crash.

An accident near Columbus took the life of a woman on a recent Thursday afternoon. She was a passenger in a car driven by her husband. They were proceeding south when a car driven by a 24-year-old man crossed the center line and collided with their vehicle. A pickup truck that had been driving south was also involved in the collision. The impact caused the northbound vehicle to flip and come to rest on its roof against a guard rail.

The 24-year-old and the couple were all transported to an area hospital. The woman had suffered severe injuries; the hospital was not able to save her, and she died the day after the accident. The other injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. State police responded to the accident scene along with members of the area volunteer fire department and emergency medical teams. It is not known if distraction was a factor in the accident, and the cause remains under investigation.

Loss of life in a sudden car crash is a tremendous shock to all those involved. While defensive driving can help prevent many accidents, unforeseeable events can cause horrific accidents. Sadly, some of these accidents are found to be caused by distracted driving in Ohio. Nothing can undo the tragedy, but there are legal options available that can assist with compensation for medical costs, final costs and other verifiable losses.

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