Stories tagged with: Injuries

November 14, 2013 - 7:57pm
22 weeks 2 days ago

Traffic on I-70 is currently backed up in the westbound lane following a four vehicle accident near the Airport Rd./ Sonora Rd. exit.

The accident occurred just after 5 p.m. Thursday evening. Sgt. Chuck Merryman of the State Highway Patrol says the accident involved three compact vehicles and a small SUV that were all heading westbound on I-70.

"It appears that one of the vehicles may have slowed down at this point for an unknown reason and was struck in the rear...

November 9, 2010 - 7:08pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

An accident in Muskingum County, involving a dump truck and a tractor, ends with a local piece of property being damaged.

It happened just before noon in the 5,000 block of Pleasant Valley Road. Zanesville Post State Trooper Jeremy Mendenhall says 77-year-old Joseph Taylor of Glenford pulled out from a private driveway in the path of a dump truck. He says the driver of the dump truck, 37-year-old Todd Journey of Nashport, was coming down a hill and ended up striking the tractor.

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November 6, 2010 - 9:29pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

A 31-year-old Conesville woman is treated and released after she crashed into a deer that went through her windshield.

The call came in around 6:30 p.m.

Zanesville Post State Trooper Corey Campbell says it was a single car collision along State Route 16, just east of Frazeysburg. Scanner traffic initially indicated that there was a possible head injury, but upon arrival, Trooper Campbell found Tiffany Knox has sustained minor facial injuries. She was taken to Good Samaritan...

October 31, 2010 - 9:37pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

Dispatchers from the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol say a driver is in serious but stable condition after an accident on State Route 37 in Licking County.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. just south of Deeds Road. They couldn't comment on the logistics of the accident but did say it involved a car and a semi truck. The driver of the car was transported by Medflight to OSU Medical Center in Columbus.

The road was temporarily closed as crews worked to clean-up the scene,...

October 21, 2010 - 9:18am
3 years 25 weeks ago

A female worker is taken by Medflight to Riverside Hospital in Columbus after becoming injured at a Newark construction site.

ODOT says it happened around 8:30 a.m. at the 21st Street project, just north of Ohio 16.

Newark Fire Chief, Dave Decker, says Patricia Riser was operating a drill and became caught in that drill. He says she sustained a non life-threatening injury to her arm.

Riser is a construction worker with Shelly and Sands Incorporated, based in Zanesville.

October 10, 2010 - 4:34pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

Medflight transports a 26-year-old Fresno woman after she sustains injuries from an ATV crash in Coshocton County.

It happened around 6:30 Saturday evening on Township Road 156.

The Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Steve Hall of Fresno was traveling west when he lost control of his four wheeler, went off the left side of the road, and overturned. Both Hall and his passenger, Lisa Oyler, were ejected. Deputies say they weren't wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

Oyler...

October 9, 2010 - 9:06pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post says alcohol is a factor in a Saturday evening accident that sent one woman to the hospital.

Trooper Williams says around 5 p.m., 21-year-old Joshua Pyle of Chandlersville, was traveling in the 1,900 block of Zane Grey Road, when he went off the right side of the road and struck a tree. His passenger, 22-year-Courtney McGraw of Zanesville, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Trooper williams says in the driver's statement,...

October 3, 2010 - 4:22pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

A Newark man is taken to the hospital almost 10 hours after his car crashes in Licking County.

It happened around 12:30 Sunday morning on State Route 657.

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Daniel Hofacker was traveling northwest when he lost control of his 1997 black Acura. Troopers say the car spun, went off the left side of the road, hit a ditch, overturned, and came to rest against a tree. They say the car was hard to see from the roadway, but a...

October 2, 2010 - 9:28pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department says alcohol may be a contributing factor in a single car accident that sent the driver to the hospital.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Moxahala Avenue and Elmore Street.

Sergeant Chris Phipps says the driver of the red Ford was traveling north in the 1000-block of Moxahala Avenue when he ran into the back of a green SUV that was parked. The vehicle eventually came to a stop on the sidewalk.

Phipps says the man did...

October 2, 2010 - 9:25pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

A portion of Interstate 70 westbound was restricted to one lane while crews tended to a two-vehicle accident.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. at the 160 mile marker, near the city of Zanesville.

Zanesville Post State Trooper Williams says the woman was driving in the passing lane when she side-swiped an SUV traveling in the other lane. He says she then lost control of the vehicle, went off the right side of the road, and hit a ditch.

She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital...

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