George Hiotis

Fatal Accident On SR 16

by George Hiotis on July 31, 2014 at 9:37 am

The Granville Post of the Highway Patrol says one person was killed in an accident on State Route 16 this morning.  It happened east of Granview Road just before 10 a.m.  Troopers says
40-year-old Michael Swiger of Reynoldsburg was driving east on 16, went left of center, striking a van driven by 48-year-old Michael Hayes of Newark.  Troopers say Swiger, who was not wearing his seat belt, died of his injuries at Licking Memorial Hospital.  Hayes suffered non-life threatening injuries and was also taken to the hospital.  The accident remains under investigation.