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Severe Collision Shuts Down Southbound M-53 In Macomb County [Macomb, MI]

Severe Collision Shuts Down Southbound M-53 in Macomb County [Macomb, MI]

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Severe collision shuts down southbound M-53 in Shelby Township after a tragic multiple-vehicle crash resulted in the deaths of two individuals.

Authorities reported that a 33-year-old man driving southbound on M-53 rear-ended several vehicles near a construction zone just before 1 p.m. This catastrophic incident led to the untimely deaths of an 88-year-old woman and a 63-year-old woman. The crash caused extensive damage and brought traffic to a standstill.

In response to the accident, authorities shut down the southbound lanes of M-53 between 21 Mile and 22 Mile roads for approximately five hours. Emergency services worked diligently at the scene, addressing the immediate aftermath and ensuring the safety of other motorists.

The at-fault driver, who survived the crash, was transported to a nearby hospital. Following medical evaluation, he was arrested and charged with two counts of moving violation causing death. This serious charge underscores the gravity of the incident and the legal repercussions that follow such negligent behavior.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing. Authorities are urging anyone with additional information to come forward. Those with relevant details are asked to contact the Shelby Township Police Department at 586-731-2121

In the wake of such a tragic accident, the families of the victims face not only emotional turmoil but also significant financial burdens.

The types of compensation at stake for the victims’ families typically include medical expenses incurred before death, funeral and burial costs, loss of companionship, and loss of future income. Additionally, the families may seek compensation for the pain and suffering experienced by their loved ones before their passing.

Compensation claims can become complex, especially when dealing with insurance companies and the legal intricacies of proving negligence. The victims’ families deserve justice and financial relief to help them cope with their loss and move forward.

At Mihelich & Kavanaugh, PLC, we understand the profound impact a severe collision can have on families. Our dedicated team of attorneys specializes in car accidents and their compensation, providing expert legal support to those affected. We are committed to ensuring that victims’ families receive the justice and compensation they deserve.

Our attorneys will thoroughly investigate the accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case to prove negligence and liability. We work tirelessly to negotiate with insurance companies to secure a fair settlement or take the case to court if necessary. Our goal is to alleviate the legal burden on the victims’ families so they can focus on healing.

We believe in a compassionate and client-centered approach, offering personalized attention and support throughout the legal process. Our experienced team will guide the families through each step, from filing claims to representing them in court, ensuring they are well informed and confident in their pursuit of justice.

If you or a loved one has been affected by this severe collision, please contact Mihelich & Kavanaugh, PLC, for a free consultation. We are here to help you navigate this challenging time and fight for the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Source: Click On Detroit

The map below shows the southbound lanes of M-53 between 21 Mile and 22 Mile roads where the tragic accident occurred

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