photodune-6184886-pickup-truck-xsTroy, OH- Most of us get a little testy behind the wheel. Or, we might lose our tempers and honk at someone, give them the bird or cuss them, but for most motorists the rage stops there. Police are looking for a motorist who they believe might have caused a fatal accident that left one woman dead over Memorial Day weekend.
WHIO reports that the accident occurred on May 26th on I-75 near Moraine around 6 p.m. Police that a newer model pickup truck pulled in front of a Chevy Blazer in the of the highway and made a sudden and complete stop, causing the Blazer driver to lose control and flip the vehicle. The Blazer driver and a passenger were ejected from the vehicle.
One of the passengers, a 35-year-old mother of four was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Blazer suffered a broken leg.
Police told WHIO that their investigation indicated that drivers of both vehicles were cutting each other off as they traveled in the northbound lanes, which is why police suspect road rage.
Police are still looking for the driver of the truck which is a newer model red crew cab Ford truck. The driver has been described as a heavy-set white man in his late 50s to mid-60s with a white beard, according to WHOI.
Driving can be enjoyable, but for many motorists, driving is just frustrating and downright blood-boiling for some. Road rage accidents are increasingly becoming a problem on Ohio’s streets and highways. An older AAA study found that between 1990 and 1996 accidents caused by road rage increased by 7 percent. In our increasingly hurried world, road rage accidents like this one are bound to keep growing. Road rage is defined as a criminal offense that it is more likely among aggressive drivers and includes risky behaviors such as tailgating, speeding- typically 10 to 20 miles above the speed limit– and unsafe lane changes.
People lose their temper, it’s a fact of life, but when some allows rage to cloud their judgement and they cause a major traffic accident, they are liable for any deaths or injuries that result. Attempting to take revenge out on a motorists because they cut you off, pulled out in front of you or honked at you is unwise move and has criminal and civil consequences.
If you have been in a traffic accident and are suffering major injuries, you will benefit by retaining an Ohio accident attorney to work on your personal injury or wrongful death claim. Your legal counsel will work begin working on your case and taking the necessary steps to ensure you are generously compensate for your pain and injury.
When you need help with an accident case, USAttorneys can refer you to an accident attorney in your area. They will be dedicated to your case and work to get you the best settlement possible for your pain and suffering.

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