Stories tagged with: Ohio State Highway Patrol

November 19, 2013 - 7:35pm
39 weeks 1 day ago

Seven teenagers walked away with minor injuries after two cars flipped over on Dresden Road near Powelson in separate incidents Tuesday afternoon.

Highway Patrol Sergeant Melanie Appleman says a gray Acura with five young adults, was southbound on Dresden road around 2:40, when driver, 19-year-old Bradley King, lost control and overturned on the left side of the road. Trooper Appleman says then the second vehicle, with two occupants, driven by 16 year old Bryan Namowicz, was distracted...

October 22, 2013 - 6:00pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

This week is National School Bus Safety Week and The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be more present than ever to enforce the law in and around schools.

Sergeant Chuck Merryman, from the Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol said although troopers are diligent all the time regarding bus safety, this week they do a little bit more.

"We want to make sure our troopers are out on the roads, being seen within the school zones especially, checking speeds through the school zones,...

October 21, 2013 - 5:03pm
43 weeks 2 days ago

A morning roll-over accident injured the two occupants of the vehicle and eventually sent the driver to a Columbus hospital by medflight.

Highway Patrol Trooper Wesley Archer says a Chevy Trailblazer was headed north on State Route 60, when the driver lost control on a right hand curve, causing the vehicle to go off the roadway, strike a utility pole and overturn several times.

“I believe her name is Sarah Conway,” said Archer. “I just got that from a witness...

September 30, 2013 - 7:30pm
46 weeks 2 days ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a call of a one-vehicle rollover accident just after 4 p.m. on Center Road.

"When we arrived, we found that the vehicle was southbound, traveling off the right side of the road," said Sgt. Melanie Appleman. "The driver then overcorrected, went back of the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. After she made contact with the guardrail, the vehicle overturned into the roadway and ended up back on its four tires....

September 25, 2013 - 10:18pm
47 weeks 4 hours ago

A man is in critical condition, after being struck by a pick-up truck, around 8 Wednesday evening.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Melanie Appleman, a 1995 red Chevy was traveling northwest on Pinkerton Lane, when it struck a pedestrian walking in the same direction. The driver of the truck, has initially reported to police, that the pedestrian was in roadway in dark clothing.

"We are going to continue to talk to him, we are compiling a...

September 22, 2013 - 11:19pm
47 weeks 3 days ago

An injury accident in Cambridge, happened around 6:10 Sunday morning, involving a commercial vehicle on US 22, injuring the driver.

According to The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Keith Gross, of Springfield Missouri, was traveling eastbound, when he also lost control on a curve, veering to the right side of the road, causing the vehicle to overturn, finally coming to a rest in a field.

Gross was transported to Southeastern Medical Center for treatment for his non-life threatening...

September 21, 2013 - 4:45pm
47 weeks 4 days ago

Two New Lexington teens were seriously injured in a car crash early Saturday morning.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, around 3 am, 16 year old year Trevor Fink was driving a 2004 blue Honda Civic, southbound on State Route 345, north of the city of New Lexington, with his 17 year old passenger Amber Hermey, when he lost control of the vehicle. Authorities say he failed to negotiate a curve, crossing the center line, overcorrected, coming back to his lane and then he...

September 20, 2013 - 3:21am
47 weeks 6 days ago

An OVI checkpoint will take place in Coshocton County this evening...

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Coshocton County Sheriff's Department will perform the checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. this evening on Seventh Street in the City of Coshocton.

The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggresively combat alcohol-related...

September 15, 2013 - 10:37pm
48 weeks 3 days ago

A Coshocton man who was arrested early Sunday morning, is no stranger to jail cells, after being charged six separate times with the same offense.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says, 48 year old, Douglas S. Kirkbride has been charged for the sixth time of operating a vehicle under the influence. Around 3 am, Kirkbride was stopped for a traffic violation in Wayne Township in Muskingum County and was arrested after he appeared to be under the influence. He will appear in Muskingum County...

September 10, 2013 - 5:50am
49 weeks 1 day ago

The State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal accident this morning. The patrol said a motorcycle and a concrete truck collided on State Route 60 at Airyview Drive just after 5a.m. One person was pronounced dead. The road will be closed until the scene can be cleared. No further details have been released at this time.

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