Stories tagged with: State Highway Patrol

July 5, 2012 - 9:48pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

A Blue Rock woman is apprehended after troopers say she was part of a police chase involving a stolen vehicle.

According to the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol, a trooper attempted to stop a Chrysler Concord for a traffic violation around 11:30 Thursday afternoon in Fairfield County.

The vehicle took off, leading troopers on a chase heading the wrong direction on U.S. 22. The stolen vehicle was eventually abandoned after traveling onto State Route 159. After a...

July 2, 2012 - 1:16pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

A sobriety checkpoint in Perry County resulted in the arrest of an impaired driver.
 

The State Highway Patrol along with the Crooksville Police Department and the Perry County Sheriff's Office conducted the checkpoint Friday night on State Route 93 just north of Flint Ridge Road.
 

The Patrol reports that contact was made with 216 motorists during the checkpoint with one impaired driver being arrested.
 

The OVI Checkpoint was funded by...

June 29, 2012 - 4:32am
2 years 3 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol announces the location of  Friday's sobriety checkpoint in Perry County.

The checkpoint, which begins at 9p.m. and lasts until 1a.m., will take place on State Route 93 just north of Flint Ridge Road NE.

The checkpoint will be held in conjunction with the patrol and Crooksville Police Department.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

Nearby saturation patrols to combat...

June 21, 2012 - 4:06am
2 years 5 weeks ago

A 16-year-old Ohio girl is dead following an accident in Fairfield County.

The State Highway Patrol said it happened on State Route 159 just south of Amanda Clearport Road, Wednesday afternoon.

Troopers said that 16-year-old Corlee Jarvis, of Laurelville, was traveling south on 159 around 3pm when she drove left of center, striking a semi head-on.

That semi was driven by 61-year-old Gary Sydenstricker of Missouri.

Jarvis was taken to Grant Medical Center by Med-Flight...

May 28, 2012 - 11:29am
2 years 8 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol warns motorists to not drink and drive,

Lt. Steven Rine said this week troopers will operate an OVI checkpoint to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

The county where the checkpoint will take place and the location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.

The patrol said motorists who plan to consume alcohol should designate a driver or make other travel arrangements.

Operational support for the sobriety checkpoint will be...

April 19, 2012 - 9:10pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

State Route 60 was shut down for almost an hour-and-a-half Thursday night following a crash shortly after 7 p.m

The accident occurred in Wayne Township between Lawhead Lane and Pauls Lane.

"We had a red Explorer that was northbound on State Route 60, had a Buick that was attempting to pull out of the driveway here on 60, the Buick failed-to-yield, pulled out in the path of the Explorer, as they collided it sent the Explorer to the oncoming lanes," says Trooper...

March 13, 2012 - 9:28pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

An East Muskingum Local Schools bus was involved in an injury accident Tuesday.

According to the Trooper Scott Bayless with the State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 2:45 p.m. on U.S. 40 near the Sav-A-Step Drive-Thru just outside of New Concord.

Trooper Bayless says an SUV was eastbound on 40 when it slowed to make a right turn into a driveway. The school bus then rear-ended the vehicle. When the two collided the SUV was pushed off the side of the...

January 9, 2012 - 12:58pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

An accident on State Route 146 sends one person to the hospital Monday morning.

Despite the appearance of the Pontiac Sunfire with it's dented passenger side, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the female driver of suffered only minor injuries following the accident.

"We have one vehicle that was trying to turn into the Duke and Duchess and was struck on the right side by a westbound pick up truck," said Trooper Wes Archer from the state highway patrol.

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December 22, 2011 - 1:51pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

A Christmas shopping trip almost turned tragic for one Cambridge family.

Lance Morrison and his fiancee Summer were coming home from Zanesville, December 17, on US 22 with their two month old daughter, Leighonna Nikol when they saw a car coming towards them straddling the yellow line followed by blue flashing lights.

"It was a gold blur," explained motorist Lance Morrison. "I'm thinking oh my what's going to happen?"

In dashcam video from Trooper Timothy...

December 14, 2011 - 10:18pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

A rollover crash around 7:30 Wednesday night shut down Dresden Road in Muskingum Township for more than an hour.

The one-car accident occurred near the intersection of Dresden and Frame Roads.

According to Trooper Adam McKenzie with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a blue Chevy S-10 truck was traveling westbound on Frame Road, went off the right side of the road, hit an embankment and overturned.

The truck came to rest on its top on Dresden Road....

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