Crystal Twp., MI (September 29, 2020) – A man from the Shelby area lost his life in a two-vehicle accident in Oceana County on Saturday evening, according to reports. At approximately 6:20 p.m., on September 26, the Michigan State Police responded to the scene of an accident on NW 120th Avenue.
Reports from local news sources show that a 46-year-old man was driving a Corvette along NW 120th Avenue near the intersection with Adams Road when the vehicle was T-boned by a pickup truck. The driver of the pickup has only been identified as a 19-year-old man from the Hart area.
The pickup truck driver was not injured in the accident. The driver of the Corvette was transported to Hackley Hospital in Muskegon with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
A passenger in the Corvette, who was identified as 43-year-old Adam Wayne Selig, was critically injured in the crash. Selig was airlifted from the scene of the crash via AeroMed Air Ambulance and transported to Spectrum Health’s Butterworth Campus in the Grand Rapids area where he succumbed to his injuries.
At this time, the Michigan State Police is investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Adam Wayne Selig. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Michigan
Every year, more than 800 people lose their lives as a result of motor vehicle accidents in the state of Michigan. These accidents often leave families devastated. Learning that a loved one lost their life is always a very emotional time. Knowing that your loved one died as a result of another person’s actions just make accepting the situation even more challenging. In many cases, these accidents are preventable. Drivers who engage in reckless behaviors or act carelessly while operating their vehicles continue to put the lives of other motorists at risk.
In many cases, families are forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, burial costs, and go without wages they have grown to depend upon. Dealing with the unexpected costs after the loss of a loved one can be overwhelming. For this reason, families are able to file legal claims against at-fault parties to hold them accountable for their actions. Working with a wrongful death attorney in Michigan will ensure families are in the best position possible to protect their legal rights after the loss of a loved one.
We at Vahdat Weisman, PLC have extensive experience protecting the legal rights of our clients as they move forward after experiencing the unexpected loss of a loved one due to another person’s negligence. Our Michigan pedestrian accident attorneys provide our clients with the most effective legal representation imaginable to ensure their legal rights and best interests are protected. If your loved one lost their life in an accident as a result of another driver’s negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in Dearborn at (734) 469-4994. Schedule a case evaluation with our team to discuss legal options available for you.
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