Stories tagged with: Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol

April 28, 2014 - 5:09am
12 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announces plans to operate an OVI checkpoint in our area this week.

The Cambridge Post said troopers will operate the checkpoint in an attempt to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint... The location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.

If you plan to consume alcohol, the patrol says you should designate a driver or make other travel...

March 4, 2014 - 5:40am
20 weeks 4 days ago

A crash in Guernsey County leaves one person dead. 

The crash took place on State Route 821 at State Route 146 in Guernsey County just before 9:30 Monday night. The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol reported that a 1999 Dodge Ram driven by a 21-year-old male from Pleasant City was driving north on State Route 821 when a 2004 Ford Focus driven by a 75-year-old female from McConnelsville failed to yield at the intersection of State Route 821 and State Route 146 and was...

November 11, 2013 - 5:32am
36 weeks 5 days ago

A lane of Interstate 70 east is closed Monday morning in Guernsey County following a semi accident.

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said just before 1a.m. a semi truck hit a cow near the weigh station, going off the road and spilling 45,000 pounds of limestone into the right lane and part of the grassy berm.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is on the scene helping to clear the lane for traffic. They hope to have it re-open by 9a.m. Monday.

The State...

October 30, 2013 - 5:21am
38 weeks 3 days ago

 Troopers with the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol investigated a three vehicle accident on Interstate 70 east.

Troopers said the vehicles were heading east near the rest area where traffic was attempting to merge to the left lane due to a lane closure. That's when the rear most commercial vehicle driven by Anthony Berge, of San Bernardino, California, failed to maintain assured clear distance and struck the rear of a a pick-up driven by Casey Roski, of Cadiz, Ohio....

October 4, 2013 - 4:31am
42 weeks 1 day ago

The Cambridge Post of State Highway Patrol is on the scene of an accident Friday morning.

A dispatcher said not many details are being released at this time but the accident occurred 15 miles east of Cambridge on US 22 just before 3:30 when a semi rolled over.

We'll bring you more details as it becomes available.

September 22, 2013 - 1:04pm
43 weeks 5 days ago

According to the Cambridge Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, at approximately 11:48 p.m.on Saturday night, a vehicle traveling north on Ohio 285 near mile post 6 failed to negotiate a curve.

The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, when it struck a ditch. The two passengers in the front of the vehicle were partially ejected and were entrapped when the vehicle overturned.

According to reports, the right front passenger, Harry M. Douphin, 47, of Port Orange, Florida , was...

August 1, 2013 - 7:16am
51 weeks 2 days ago

The State Highway Patrol wants to educate the public on issues that impact their safety. 

Community Shield Training is a one hour session that discusses topics like how to detect impaired drivers, criminal patrol, homeland security and human trafficking. 

The Patrol said training is geared toward community members to assist local law enforcement and troopers while they're on the road as an extra set of eyes and ears. 

Those interested should contact the...

April 22, 2013 - 4:41am
1 year 13 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol investigates a two vehicle crash that took place Sunday afternoon and leaves one dead.

The Patrol said that 35-year-old Jody Bice, of Caldwell, died at the scene of the accident on US 22 near County Road 57. The Patrol reported that a 2005 Dodge 2500 Ram Truck driven by a juvenile went left of center striking her 2008 Chrysler Pacifica and forcing it off the road and into a guardrail. 

Two children...

November 27, 2011 - 2:59pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

82-year-old Velmar Andrews from Canton was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday around 6:30 PM.  According to the highway patrol, Andrews was walking in the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 near milepost 52 in Guernsey County.  The crash remains under investigation by the highway patrol.

November 2, 2011 - 4:30am
2 years 38 weeks ago

A Texas man arrested Friday by the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol will be in court on Friday for a preliminary hearing in his case.

Troopers said they stopped with a disabled vehicle on Interstate 77 near Old Washington last Friday. The troopers said they detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. The suspect, 35-year-old Ernst Reis, of Plano, Texas was asked out of the vehicle and during a pat down troopers discovered two knives.

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