Our area could gets it first taste of snow later this week and the State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe on the roadway since its the holiday season.
Between December 2011 and March 2012 there were over 15,000 traffic crashes in Ohio, twenty-seven of which were fatal and over 4,000 injuries. Sergeant Clark Felix of the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says the common factor in all those crashes was speed.
The numbers are in and there's no arguing a seatbelt will safe your life.
According to data released by the Ohio State Highway Patrol more than 60% of people killed on Ohio roadways last year were not wearing their seatbelt.
"We always tell everybody by keeping you in the vehicle and preventing you from being ejected from a role over from a simple crash, by keeping you positioned in the car that's drastically going to improve your odds of safety," said Zanesville Post...
State Highway Patrol Trooper Stephen Williams has been recognized as Trooper of the Year at the Zanesville Post.
Williams has served in Zanesville for nearly 8 years. He was selected for the award by fellow officers based on his leadership abilities, professional ethics, enthusiastic work attitude and overall treatment of others.
"The guys you work with day-in and day-out appreciate what you do," said Williams. "You know you're there helping them and they...
One man is sent to the hospital following a motorcycle crash on State Route 555.
It happened around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in front of the Lighthouse Inn in South Zanesville. According to Trooper Jeff Fowler with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist on a borrowed Harley Davidson crashed while traveling northbound.
"The motorcycle traveled left-of-center, lost control and the driver laid the bike down," says Fowler.
A 21-year-old Roseville woman was taken to the hospital following an accident Friday evening.
According to Trooper Trenas Weaver with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, Sydney Danison was driving near 2030 Adamsville Road in Washington Township when she lost control around a corner.
Danison's car went of the left side of the road, hit a mailbox, a boulder and drove into a flower bed.
Weaver says Danison was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with a...
Authorities are on the search for a driver who wrecked their car in Harrison Township and then fled on foot.
According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday near 750 Fattler Ridge Road, a Ford Ranger pick-up truck swerved off the right side of the road, went back onto the road and off the left side of a roadway striking trees and a gas line.
The driver of the vehicle fled on foot. A passenger was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital...
A Columbus man learned his fate Monday for causing a crash that killed a Zanesville man.
Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced 22-year-old Anthony Troiano to a total of four years in prison. Troiano had pled guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault.
According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol on April 20, 2009 Troiano went left-of-center on State Route 60 south near Durant Road forcing 68-...
A truck went crashing into a Newton Township business Friday evening injuring one person.
Shortly after 7 p.m. the pick-up backed into White Cottage Auto Electric at 5165 Limestone Valley Road.
"The driver was recklessly backing up on Limestone Valley Road, lost control and went into this private parking lot striking a building," says Trooper Troy Hale, Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol.
The driver was not injured in the crash, however a bystander...