Williams Township, MI (September 3, 2020) – A pedestrian accident on Wednesday claimed the lives of two women in Williams Township. On September 2, the Michigan State Police responded to the scene of a collision on US Highway 10.
Reports provided by local news sources show that a 52-year-old woman was driving east in a Chevrolet Equinox on US Highway 10 when she and her 34-year-old passenger began to argue. The driver pulled the vehicle to the side of the road and exited.
As the woman walked along the roadway, her passenger entered the vehicle and began to drive. The Equinox then struck the 52-year-old woman, causing serious injuries. As the woman laid on the side of the road, a 50-year-old woman from Essexville pulled over and attempted to render aid.
While on the side of the road, both the 52-year-old woman and the 50-year-old woman were struck by a Chevrolet Impala, which was driven by a 43-year-old male from the Bay City area. The 52-year-old woman was killed instantly in the accident.
Crews from Bay County Sheriff’s Department, Auburn-Williams Township Fire Department, Medstar Ambulatory Services responded to the scene to secure the area and provide medical treatment and transportation.
The 50-year-old female was rendered aid at the scene by MedStar Ambulatory Services and rushed to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. At this time, the crash remains under investigation with the Bay County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the families of the women who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Michigan
Around 900 people lose their lives in accidents throughout the state of Michigan each year. These collisions not only have a detrimental impact on the lives of those involved, but their families are often forced to deal with unimaginable consequences as well.
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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