Police have confirmed that Craig Daniels, 52, was killed in the car crash that occurred on Gender Road early Sunday morning.
Daniels was stopped in his 1999 Acura RDX in the northbound lanes of Gender Road near Bennell Drive. Suddenly, a 2006 Chrysler Conquest struck the Acura. The Chrysler was being driven by Mohamed Kamara.
Daniels was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. According to local police, Kamara fled the scene of the crash, but was later located and identified.
Police are still trying to figure out why Daniels was stopped while on Gender Road.
Between 2012 and 2013, the number of hit-and-run, or hit-and-skip, accidents in Ohio decreased. Unfortunately, the number of unsolved fatal hit-and-run crashes increased during that same time period.
In Ohio, drivers are required to stop after an accident on public roads or highways. If a driver fails to stop after an accident, they may be charged with a misdemeanor. Furthermore, if the drivers fails to stop for an accident that results in a fatality, they may be charged with a felony of the third degree.
At the law offices of O’Connor, Acciani & Levy, we understand how devastating it can be to lose a loved one in a car accident. We believe that when a driver fails to stop at the scene of an accident, and is then caught, they must be held accountable for their actions.
If you were injured in an accident or lost a loved one due the careless actions of another driver, a personal injury lawyer can help you get the justice you deserve.