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Car accidents can be quite tragic if the collision is severe enough to leave those involved with severe injuries or even dead. Unfortunately, if multiple vehicles are involved, the injuries can often be even more serious, and the fatalities can be numerous. One car accident in Ohio recently caused the wrongful death of multiple people.

The accident took place on Jan. 19 in the morning when one vehicle struck another. The accident tragically resulted in the death of three people who were in the SUV that was hit. One person killed was an 11-year-old child. The other two victims who were killed were a 39-year-old man and his wife who was 27 years old. There were six other children in the vehicle at the time, all of whom were transported to the hospital.

The other driver and her baby were transported to the hospital as well. The current condition of the injured victims is unknown at this time. The accident is still under investigation by Ohio police, and it is not known if the woman who caused the accident will be charged.

Regardless of whether the woman is charged by Ohio police, the family of those who were killed may have the right to seek monetary compensation for the wrongful death of their loved ones. Compensation could be used by the family to pay for any of the victims’ final expenses. Although no amount of money will ever make up for the tragic loss of life, it can give the family some sense of justice if the woman is not charged.

Source: The Washington Post, “6 killed in 2 separate Ohio car crashes”, No author, Jan. 19, 2014