Ranson, WV (February 9, 2019) – This past week, a 5-year-old girl was critically injured in a serious car accident on Route 9. Police have confirmed that she passed away due to her injuries.
Police responded to the intersection of Route 9 and Flowing Springs Road around 8:30 p.m. on the night in question to find that two cars collided, leading to serious results.
One vehicle was carrying the 5-year-old, her mother, and a 16-year-old. They were entering into the intersection when another vehicle suddenly slammed into them.
The child was rushed to the hospital but she tragically passed away while there. The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
First and foremost, we would like to take the time to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the child whose life was taken too soon in this horrific accident.
Fatal Accidents in West Virginia
Any accident that leads to the death of a loved one, especially a child, can be one of the most devastating experiences of your life. In 2011, statistics reported that up to 337 people lost their lives in serious accidents on our roads across West Virginia. Over the years, though these accidents have actually decreased, many measures have been instilled to prevent fatalities on our roads. We hope that you will make the decision to move forward with a wrongful death claim if you have lost somebody close to you in a West Virginia car accident due to the negligence of another.
At Katz Kantor Stonestreet & Buckner, putting your trust in an attorney might be your one option for receiving results you deserve during this difficult time. We understand that losing a loved one, especially a child, might make you feel helpless and alone at times. Our dedicated and compassionate attorneys realize how life-changing this is for you and want to ensure you that you have many rights you might not have known about. Contact us for more information at (304) 713-2014.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.