Two Newark women were sent to the hospital following an accident near the Y-Bridge Monday afternoon.
According to police, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when a Chevy Lumina that was heading toward the Y-Bridge on West Main Street went off the left side of the roadway, through a grass field at a high rate of speed, and crashed over the emankment of the river. The vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest right beside the river.
The trauma center at the Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital has received a three year reverification.
Genesis began the trauma center in 2010 before receiving their official verification in 2011. The Verification Review Committee of the American College of Surgeons recently renewed Genesis as a level three trauma center.
"They look through charts, they see our facility, they talk to multiple disciplines that are involved with trauma to make sure that all of our t's are...
The ER at Genesis Good Samaritan is reporting cases of frostbite.
Although emergency rooms actually see fewer patients during extreme weather, Director of Trauma and Emergency at Good Samaritan, David Davis, said there have been several people admitted to the ER with weather-related health problems.
"We've had some frostbite, nothing too bad," Davis explained. "We've had several car crashes that seem to be weather related, lots of falls and a lot of...
Small Cell Lung Cancer is considered a non curable malignancy and it is a rarity for individuals in their thirties and forties to be diagnosed with this type of cancer. So it came as a surprise when Micah Vensil's persistent cough was more than just a cold.
"It's the worst lung cancer you can get I think,” said Micah.
“It's the worst you get,” added Micah's wife, Angie. “It's the cancer you don't want.”
The South Zanesville Fire Department along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, responded to an accident on Coopermill Road just after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. When crews arrived on scene, a utility pole was knocked to the ground, leaving many without power and causing part of Coopermill Road to be closed for several hours.
"This blue truck here, a Ford Ranger, was coming west on Coopermill Road," said Trooper Joshua A. Weaver. "Went off the left side of the roadway...
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, and both Frazeysburg and Dresden Fire Departments responded to the scene of the accident around 5:30 p.m. on Monday. OSHP Sgt. Melanie Appleman says two ATV's were traveling on Ashcraft Road when one stopped at the intersection on West Carlisle Road and the second ATV, carrying two people, failed to stop, crashing into the rear of the stopped ATV.
"The driver of the second ATV was ejected from the vehicle and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital,...
The State Highway Patrol responded around 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon to the scene of the three vehicle accident on State Route 146, just past Northpointe Drive causing a huge backup of traffic driving westbound.
"A silver Nissan was rear ended by a silver Ford SUV. After the silver SUV rear ended the first car, that vehicle was in turn rear ended by a maroon Buick.," said Trooper Fowler.
Trooper Fowler says there were two people in the Buick, two people in the Ford and...
Genesis Hospital is taking steps to protect its patients and employees in a crosswalk.
A new pedestrian flashing signal has been placed on Adair Avenue at the crosswalk between the Genesis-Good Samaritan parking lot and the Center for Occupational and Outpatient Rehabilitation Building. The new signal was a joint venture between the hosptial and the city of Zanesville and comes at no expense to the taxpayers.
"On each side of the street we have wirless push buttons that the...
Two local organizations brought Christmas to those who can't be home for the holidays this year...
The Zanesville Noon Rotary and Economy Linen teamed up to bring presents to patients at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday morning.
"Everyone wants to be home, particularly at the holidays, and so, this is a great way just to remind them that people in the community are thinking about them at this time of year, and just spread a little bit of good will," said Rotary...
It's going to be dangerously hot in our area the rest of this week and some people will need to be extra careful.
It could feel like 100 degrees tomorrow and may cause problems to those sensitive to the heat like the elderly and the very young.
David Davis is the Director of Emergency and Trauma Services at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital and said the two most common ailments people should be on the lookout for are heat exhaustion and heat stroke.