A two-vehicle accident on Thursday evening in Hancock County sent five people to the hospital.
The accident happened at 5:42 p.m. at the intersection of county Roads 226 and 262 in Washington Township. Roger Tanner was traveling southbound on county Road 262 in a 2000 Volkswagon and entered the intersection at county Road 226. Tanner entered the path of a 2002 Ford Escort operated by 25-year-old Marcus Everly.
Both vehicles were towed away from the scene due to their heavy damages. Tanner and two passengers from Everly’s vehicle, Danielle Gordon and Bradion Trapp were taken to Fostoria hospital. Everly was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital, along with Kaydri Hawkins, both with unknown injuries.
According to The Lima News, Tanner has been citadel with a failure to yield.
Injured in Washington Township Car Accident
Since Tanner has been cited for a failure to yield, this accident is deemed his fault.
While we do not know the extent of the injuries that the other individuals involved in this accident sustained, we would advise them to speak with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
By speaking to a lawyer soon after your accident, you will have better chances at receiving a favorable settlement. There are several things that can be done soon after an accident that will help your case in the long run, so it always helps to have a lawyer working on our behalf early on. Also, by hiring a lawyer, you can focus on your recovery rather than worrying about legal aspects regarding your accident.
To speak to the car accident lawyers at our office, call 800.637.8170. They can answer any questions that you have related your accident and injuries, as well as give a free case evaluation. You can also request a free copy of The Ohio Accident Book when you call in the office that will help you better understand the legal process.