Teenage Boy Killed By Off-Duty Officer In Auto Accident

Of all the disappointing accident cases and claims handled by the Ohio injury lawyers at the Charles Boyk Law Offices, some of the most upsetting are those that involve young children. No parent wants to see their children hurt, and their involvement in motor vehicle accidents can be a particularly scary thing–especially as these types of incidents can result in permanent injuries or death.

Such are the circumstances surrounding a recent car-pedestrian accident case that caused the death of a teenage boy.

According to reports from law enforcement officials, 14-year-old Darius Vanbrook was crossing the street when he was struck by a pickup truck. The vehicle, driven by an off-duty sheriff department corrections officer, was attempting to make a turn when it made contact with Vanbrook. Although the unidentified police officer was briefly treated at a nearby hospital for non-life threatening injuries, the teenage boy died instantly.

Anytime one is involved in any type of motor vehicle collision, it is essential to contact an experienced Toledo auto accident lawyer immediately. Not only can skilled legal counsel help victims establish liability and answer difficult questions, they will also be able to guide families through the complex insurance claims process. Do not hesitate to explore all of your legal options, contact an attorney today!

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