The 86 car pileup on I-275 Monday morning has left a 12-year-old girl dead. Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends affected by this tragedy.
The little girl is identified as Sammy Reagan. Sammy was a sixth grader at Columbia Elementary and the student council president. She is remembered as smiling all the time and having a bubbly personality. She loved to play soccer and to ski. She leaves behind her parents, Jill and Bill Reagan, as well as her twin brother Jack and her younger brother Brian.
Authorities say that Sammy got out of the car after the pileup and was standing on the median when she was struck by a snapped cable median barrier. She was transported from the scene to an area hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Although the full details of the accident have not yet been released, it is likely that Sammy was killed as the result of another driver’s negligence or possibly even the cable barrier could have been faulty. Because of a number of cars involved it is hard to determine who is liable for this accident until a full report is released. In cases like this, it is best to contact an attorney who has an expertise in this area.
For more information or questions on liability pertaining to an accident similar than this, call the Ohio car pileup lawyers at 800.637.8170 to schedule a free legal consultation.