Stories tagged with: Injuries

July 26, 2010 - 10:11pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

 A Licking County man receives serious injuries following an early morning accident.

It happened just after 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of Brownsville and Bushy Fork roads.

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Nicholas Willis of Heath went off the right side of the road and struck a pole, which overturned the vehicle into a tree. It took crews more than an hour to extricate him from the car because of the possibility of live wires on the ground...

July 11, 2010 - 8:31pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

A man is seriously injured after an accident near Chauncey in Athens County.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. on State Route 550.

State troopers say 46-year-old Michael Waller was traveling west on his motorcycle, when the vehicle overturned and ejected him.

Waller was taken by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus with what troopers are calling serious injuries.

They say alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. It remains under...

July 11, 2010 - 5:24pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

A man is taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries, following an accident in Zanesville.

It happened around 4:30 p.m.

The Police Department says the man was attempting to back out of the driveway at 630 Shaum Avenue, when he struck a red vehicle that was parked along the road. He then proceeded to drive through a yard across the street, at 627 Shaum Avenue, before striking a tree. Officers say the man was not ejected from the vehicle, but they did find him in a creek...

July 8, 2010 - 7:32pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Once school lets out for the year, children have a higher risk of becoming injured from taking part in different summer activities.

The top injury medical professionals deal with are falls, and most of those stem from trampolines and playground incidents.

"One way to prevent serious injuries with playground equipment is to choose playgrounds where the surface is cushioned because serious head injuries occur when children fall on hard surfaces, " says Gloria Kieffer of...

July 4, 2010 - 9:22pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Three people are taken by Medflight to a Columbus-area hosital after an accident in Licking County.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Licking Valley and Reform Roads.

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says the accident is still under investigation, but it can report that a 2004 Ford Focus collided with a 2000 Ford Focus.

Driver Carl Flanagen and passenger Adam Montgomery, both of Newark, were injured in one unit. Driver...

July 3, 2010 - 9:51pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Two drivers are taken to the hospital, following an accident on Maple Avenue.

It happened around 2:45 p.m.

Zanesville Police Sergeant Chris Phipps says 28-year-old Terrie Glosser was pulling out of the Staple's lot on Country Club Drive, when 19-year-old Jessie Mikalik went through a red light on State Route 60 and struck her vehicle. The force of the impact pushed Glosser's vehicle onto its side.

Both were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries.

Phipps...

July 1, 2010 - 5:29pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

One person is dead after a motorcycle collided with a lawn mower in Coshocton County.

It happened around 2 p.m. in Adams Mills at the intersection of State Route 16 and Bridge Street.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says a Harley-Davidson with a sidecar driven by 48-year-old Russell Hammond of Coshocton was traveling west on State Route 16.

"A gentleman on a riding lawn mower was traveling to the north, passed in front of him off bridge street-passed in...

June 27, 2010 - 7:58pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Three people are taken to the hospital following an accident on Ohio 79.

It happened around 4:45 p.m., near Canal Road.

The Licking County 911 Center says 2 cars were involved in the crash that sent one person to Grant Medical Center in Columbus, another to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, and a third to Fairfield Medical Center.

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is handling the crash but could not be reached for details.

Crews from Buckeye...

June 26, 2010 - 10:48pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is investigating a stabbing that took place in Zanesville.

It happened around 8 p.m. at 1120 Ellis Dam Road.

Deputy Tim Matheney says his office received an initial call about a dispute between neighbors. He says when they arrived at the scene, they found that a male juvenile had been stabbed and had a one-inch incision. That male was alert at the scene and taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. Deputies are not sure of the weapon that was used to...

June 26, 2010 - 10:46pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

Two people are taken to the hospital this evening after a motorcycle accident in Licking County.

It happen on State Route 13, just south of Interstate 70.

Granville Post State Trooper Bryan Lee says traffic had stopped for a car that was attempting to turn, but a motorcycle driven by 41-year-old Paul Chairez failed to slow down and ran into the back of a Dodge Nitro.

Chairez was taken by Medflight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus, where Lee says his condition has...

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