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Complete Cuyahoga County, OH accident reports and news.

Accidents in Cuyahoga County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Cuyahoga County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Cuyahoga County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Cuyahoga County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a Cuyahoga County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Cuyahoga County personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Cuyahoga County wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Cuyahoga County accident lawyer can do to help.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Thu, 01/12/2017 Car Accident Kristen Combs, 33, killed and three people injured in collision on Memphis Avenue in Brooklyn, Ohio
Tue, 01/10/2017 Car Accident Several people injured when Garfield Heights chase ends in crash on 93rd in Cleveland, Ohio
Thu, 12/29/2016 Aircraft Accident Small plane with 6 people aboard missing over Lake Erie near Cleveland, Ohio
Sat, 11/19/2016 Car Accident One person killed and one injured when vehicle crashes into house on Kenyon Avenue in Maple Heights, Ohio
Thu, 11/17/2016 Bus Accident Andrew Shubic, 48, killed in pedestrian collision with RTA bus on Interstate 90 in Cleveland, Ohio
Mon, 10/17/2016 Pedestrian Accident John E. Kudryk killed in pedestrian collision with speeding drivers Deonica Pannel and Israel Lugo Jr., 42, on West 25th Street in Cleveland, Ohio
Sun, 10/16/2016 Pedestrian Accident 56-year-old man dies in hit-and-run crash on St. Clair Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio
Sun, 10/16/2016 Motorcycle Accident 32-year-old woman dead, 24-year-old man injured in motorcycle crash with car on State Route 237 in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat, 10/08/2016 Pedestrian Accident Tiffany Montgomery, 33, and Kionna D. Hayward, 5, killed in pedestrian collision on East 131st Street at Rexwood Avenue in Garfield Heights, Ohio
Thu, 09/15/2016 Car Accident Monique Jefferson, 31, dead in collision on I-71 northbound in Cleveland, Ohio
Thu, 09/15/2016 Pedestrian Accident State Highway Patrol Trooper Kenneth Velez, 48, killed when car strikes him during traffic stop on I-90 in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat, 09/03/2016 Car Accident Shirley Duncan-Barnes, 49, killed in car collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Brian Burns Jr., 19, on Lee Road near Lee Harvard Plaza Shopping Center in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat, 08/27/2016 Car Accident Deborah Pearl, 53, shot and killed following car collision with alleged shooter Matthew Ryan Desha, 29, at Solon Road and Richmond Road in Solon, Ohio
Sun, 08/21/2016 Pedestrian Accident Eight people injured when car crashes into dance floor at “Frank & Dean” community concert in Parma Heights neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio
Sat, 07/09/2016 Car Accident Alexandria Winegarner, 17, Deija Wynne, 17, and Takia Jackson, 17, killed, and Kareem Walton, 20, charged in single-vehicle crash on Kirby Road in Cleveland, Ohio
Wed, 06/08/2016 Truck Accident Man dies after crashing down embankment on U.S. Route 422 in Solon, Ohio
Fri, 06/03/2016 Car Accident 1 dead after fiery 5-vehicle crash involving disabled vehicle on I-90 in Bratenahl, Ohio
Sat, 04/09/2016 Car Accident James Smith, 23, and Hollis Crump, 56, dead in head-on collision on Noble Road in East Cleveland, Ohio
Sat, 03/26/2016 Car Accident Brandon Garnett, 28, and Tyra S. Lyons, 26, killed, and others injured in three-vehicle crash on St. Clair Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio
Fri, 03/04/2016 Drunk Driving Drunk driving suspected in wrong-way I-71 crash between car, U-haul that injured Anthony Wynn and Andrew Wynn in Cleveland, Ohio