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Crash on Route 58 in Suffolk Kills Child, 3 and Injures Five Others

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Crash on Route 58 in Suffolk Kills Child, 3 and Injures Five Others

Route 58 in Suffolk is a fast-moving and hazardous highway that sees fatal accidents on a regular basis. I was horrified to read about the latest wreck on the road that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy over the weekend.

Crash on Route 58 Claimed the life of child, 3

The wreck scene on Route 58 (Suffolk Police)

The child from Franklin was killed and five others were injured in the crash Sunday. It blocked travel lanes near Wilroy Road for hours. The child was pronounced dead at the wreck scene.

Investigators determined the driver of a Toyota passenger vehicle traveling east on Route 58 lost control of the car, crossed the median and hit a Mazda minivan that was traveling west on 58.

The toddler and his mother were in the Toyota. The mother was seriously injured. She was reported to be hospitalized at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital on Sunday night.

The crash blocked the westbound side of Route 58 at the Wilroy Road exit. One eastbound lane was also blocked for several hours on Sunday. All travel lanes on Route 58 reopened around 8 p.m.

Route 58 in Suffolk Has an Appalling Accident Record

There are many serious crashes every year on Route 58 in Suffolk. Last year my colleague John Cooper wrote about a wreck that claimed the life of a woman in the 6200 block of Holland Road/Route 58 in Suffolk.

The loss of a child in a car wreck is one of the most tragic things a family can ever deal with and my thoughts are with family members at this harrowing time.

Child passengers who are injured in wrecks have rights and family members can make claims against the insurance policy of an at-fault driver for the loss of life. Others who are hurt in a multi-vehicle wreck can also make a claim for their injuries.

There is often a complicated and overlapping series of insurance claims after a serious accident. An experienced Suffolk car accident injury lawyer can help you and ensure the insurance company does not take advantage of you.

Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers has a client meeting location in downtown Suffolk. If you need to see a personal injury lawyer we can come to your home. All consultations are free and confidential.  We take our fee from your final payout, so there are no upfront costs to you. Call us today at (757) 455-0077.

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John Cooper

John Cooper is a veteran of personal injury law practice in Virginia. A native Virginian, he was raised in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. He has more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases and recently handled the largest auto accident settlement in 2010, according to VA Lawyers Weekly. The award provided $3.5 million to a child whose young father died when the vehicle he was a passenger in was rear-ended by a careless truck driver.

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Jim Hurley

Jim Hurley has been practicing law throughout Virginia for more than two-and-a-half decades. During his career, he has tried more than 100 jury trials — a staggering number — and handled hundreds more that were settled out of court. He is guided by the principle that the client is in charge of his or her case and should be kept fully aware of the litigation process. Jim has been awarded an AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given, for his practice of law. He was named in Virginia Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, 2016.

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Bill O’mara

Bill O’Mara started his legal career in 2008, moving back to his home town of Chesapeake, VA. He has practiced in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury and other litigation. He has gained extensive court room and trial experience, including contested trials before judges and juries across Hampton Roads. In 2014, Mr. O’Mara joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017.

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