The medical community stresses the importance eye sight is to a child's development, but Licking County Health Commissioner, Joe Ebel, says thousands of kids receive eye injuries every year that could damage their sight or potentially lead to blindness. It's one of the reasons why August is deemed "National Children's Eye Health and Safety Month."
Ebel says most of these eye injuries stem from sports accidents, misuse of toys, or handling harmful household objects. Direct...
The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office says it's citing a Florida man with failure to control after another rollover accident. This one happened on State Route 60 Sunday afternoon, about a tenth of a mile from the county line.
Sergeant John Glasure says 37-year-old Michael Darr was traveling south and lost control while rounding a curve. He says Darr went off the right side of the road, overcorrected, and went off the left side of the road, causing the vehicle to overturn.
Two people are taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital as a result of a crash on Interstate 70.
It happened around 7 p.m. near the Underwood Street exit in Zanesville. ZPD Patrolman James Devoll says the driver of the Jeep was in the left westbound lane when he lost control, struck the center median, and then turned sideways into a private passenger bus in the right lane. The bus was empty at the time of the crash, but Devoll says the driver of the Jeep sustained minor injuries and...
A North Ridgeville man is in good condition, following an accident in Coshocton County.
It happened in Mill Creek Township on State Route 83 around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
Lieutenant Steven Rine says Donald Brisbine was traveling south on his motorcycle when he went off the right side of the road while rounding a curve. He proceeded to strike a ditch and a culvert before being ejected from the vehicle. Brisbine was taken by Medlfight to Akron General Hospital with what Rine called...
A nine-year-old Lancaster boy is taken by Medflight to Nationwide Children's Hospital with what the Lancaster Police Department is calling serious injuries. A hospital spokesperson says the boy is in critical condition.
The injuries stem from an accident that happened just before noon at the intersection of Fern Trail Drive and Green Meadows Avenue. Sergeant Steve Fealty says Austin Gressierer was riding his bike, when he went through a stop sign and was struck by 57-year-old Janet...
Two adults and two children are taken to Good Samaritan Hospital after an accident, just off Interstate 70.
It happened around 12:45 p.m.
Sergeant Jeremy Mendenhall of the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 34-year-old Jennifer Alonzo of Fort Worth, Texas was traveling north on State Route 93. He says she attempted to make a left-hand turn onto the I-70 westbound entrance ramp and was struck head-on by a 1998 Honda Civic that was traveling south. The driver, 24-year...
A 9-year-old boy was taken by Med-Flight to Children's Hospital in Columbus after being struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in Licking County.
It happened on Ohio 79 just north of Newark around 3:30. According to Trooper Wilson, with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol the boy was on the eastside of 79 attempting to cross to the westside when he was struck by a southbound vehicle.
The vehicle's driver 87-year-old Ruth Snoor of Utica told police the boy didn't look...
A Johnstown man is taken by MedFlight to OSU Medical Center in Columbus after an early morning accident.
It happened around one a.m. along Heath Road.
The Heath Police Department says 26-year-old Christopher Fauris went off the right side of the road, came back onto the roadway, went off the left side of the road, and struck a utility pole. Crews extracted Fauris from the vehicle and he was taken to the hospital. His condition is not known at this time.