A two-vehicle accident in Perkins Township has injured three people. The accident was caused when a driver ran a red light after becoming distracted by an object that fell in his vehicle. He struck a car in the intersection that was making a left turn.
The driver of the vehicle, Zachary McClellan, had a 17-year-old passenger in his vehicle, Kasey Volpitta. They were both taken to the hospital for minor injuries. The car that they struck was driven by Kelly Rigoni. She was taken to a local hospital following the accident and was then taken by air to Cleveland Metro Hospital, suffering non-life threatening injuries.
Our office sends our thoughts to those injured in this accident, hoping that they recover quickly.
While our office does not have the specific details of the accident, we would advise the driver of the vehicle struck, Kelly Rigoni, to contact an attorney if she plans to pursue a personal injury claim. In accidents such as this, it is important to seek a lawyers guidance early on, helping you to ensure that you are covering all of the necessary bases, collecting the appropriate information, and do not miss any legal deadlines related to the accident.
It also appears that the passenger in the car that ran the red light, Kasey Volpitta, would also be able to seek compensation for any serious injuries that have affected her life or resulted in multiple medical bills.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident caused by another individual, call 800.637.8170. The lawyers at our office will first help the prospective client find answers to the questions that they have. We believe that knowledge is power, so we will direct callers the educational material that we have regarding cases similar to theirs. We also have a lawyer sit down and walk them through the legal process so they know exactly what will happen throughout the process.
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