Stories tagged with: rollover accident

November 27, 2013 - 6:41pm
20 weeks 4 days ago

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...

September 21, 2013 - 4:45pm
30 weeks 1 day 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...

February 3, 2013 - 11:53pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

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...

June 26, 2012 - 7:11pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

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...

June 24, 2012 - 6:12pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

One person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday afternoon after a rollover accident north of Zanesville on State Route 60.

It happened just before 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Trooper Todd Henry of the State Highway Patrol said a Honda Civic was traveling northbound when it went off the right side of the road, overcorrected and rolled into a ditch.

The driver, Sherri Hand of Nashport, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries.

Henry said that...

March 2, 2012 - 10:04pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

A car with two children on board flips over as the driver attempts to turn into a driveway.

It happened around 5 p.m. on Ohio Street in Zanesville.  According to the Zanesville Police Department, a truck overturned and landed on its top.

The male driver fled the scene, and two juvenile passengers were transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure.  A female passenger was unharmed.

Police said the incident was likely domestic-related, as the couple...

December 10, 2011 - 12:01am
2 years 18 weeks ago

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.

Williams said Hansel...

March 1, 2011 - 7:40pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

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.

A child, teenager, and adult from...

December 1, 2010 - 10:59pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

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...

November 10, 2010 - 9:54pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

A man is cited with failure to control after a rollover crash on I-70 East.

Trooper Adam McKenzie of the State Highway Patrol says at around 6 p.m. Ryan Scalan, 23, of Virginia swerved to miss a deer near the State Route 83 exit.

"The white Ford 150 was east bound on 70 traveled off the right side of the roadway struck the embankment overturned and then struck the highway sign," he said.

Scalan was able to escape the vehicle uninjured. The State Highway Patrol's...

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