The accident happened at 11:20 a.m. near the Airport Rd./Sonora Rd. exit. State Highway Patrol Sgt. Chuck Merryman says it's unclear why the vehicle veered off the side of the road.
"At this point what we know is that we have a full size van that was heading eastbound on 70 with three occupants," explained Sgt. Merryman. "For an unknown reason at this point, the van just drifted off the right side of the roadway, struck the overpass at Sonora Road, deflected off the...
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...
The Zanesville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol is investigatin a two-vehicle crash that occured early Sunday morning on Interstate 70.
According to the patrol, at around 10:30 near exit 160 on 70, a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox traveling in the left lane attempted to pass a 1996 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck hauling a camper in the right lane.
The patrol says the pickup truck lost control on an icy bridge and struck the Equinox. The collision caused both vehicles to go off the right side...
Authorities say a driver reaching for her cell phone caused a rollover accident on South River Road in Wayne Township.
It happened just after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Trooper Bill Duerson with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said 32-year-old Sara Moore of Philo admitted that she was reaching for her cell phone while heading southbound which caused her to drift off the road.
Duerson said that Moore over-corrected and cut across four lanes of traffic and rolled her...
The State Highway Patrol is looking for a man who fled the scene of an accident Friday evening.
It happened just after 8:30 P.M. on State Route 146 near Holbein road.
Trooper Eric Williams said driver Scotty Hansel was headed East on 146, when he passed two vehicles. Upon attempting to return to the eastbound lane, he lost control and drove off the left side of the road, where he struck an embankment and a tree, which caused the vehicle to overturn.
Multiple people are injured following a roll-over accident involving two vehicles.
It happened around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Bell Street in Zanesville.
Sergeant Chris Phipps with the Zanesville Police Department says 66-year-old Judy Nesselroad was driving eastbound on Wabash Avenue in a red Dodge Caliber when she went through a stop sign, striking a red Chevy Blazer; it rolled over on impact.
Tonight's slippery roads are to blame for several area accidents with injuries, but for one woman, she was lucky to walk away uninjured from a rollover accident.
According to Trooper Keith Roe with the State Highway patrol, a woman traveling westbound on interstate 70 near the Gratiot exit lost control of her Jeep Liberty sending it into the median and rolling over several times. EMS arrived on the scene to evaluate the driver but she refused treatment and walked away with no injuries...