Who: Morgan Duris, Sylvania Northview student
What: Fatal Ohio car accident
When: 7:00am, January 21, 2010
Where: Erie St. and Apple Meadow Dr., Sylvania, Ohio
Morgan Duris, a Sylvania Northview student, lost her life this morning after being struck by an SUV while crossing the street, according to the Toledo Blade. The Sylvania fatal car accident happened at 7:00am as she was attempting to get on the school bus.
While the driver of the SUV has been identified, the Blade reports that the woman driving the SUV has been cooperating with authorities.
Our Sylvania, Ohio wrongful death lawyers want this tragic fatal car accident to be a reminder to all drivers to be extra careful while driving in the morning, afternoon, and any other time that there may be more student pedestrians outside. Here are some tips to stay safe, and to keep pedestrian students safe:
1.) Always mind the speed limit.
2.) Slow down and be extra cautious at intersections.
3.) Never, under any circumstances, text while driving.
4.) Be on the lookout for school crossings, including school crossing guards.
If you or someone you know has lost a loved one in a tragic Ohio pedestrian car accident, you need information. Call our office toll free at 800.637.8170 to order your free copy of The Ohio Wrongful Death Book today.