Stories tagged with: Accident

June 20, 2011 - 5:14pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol says an accident involving a dump truck has closed Interstate 70 East at the Kirkersville Exit.

A dispatcher with the Granville Post says the accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. Monday.

Authorities say a dump truck carrying gravel crashed and ended up on its side spilling its load.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation are currently on the scene trying to clear the roadway.


June 2, 2011 - 1:23pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious two vehicle accident that included a farm tractor mowing grass along the road. It happened around 12:00 pm at 9635 North River Road East near Dresden. Initial reports indicate one of the vehicles clipped the tractor and went up in the air before landing on its top.  Two people were injured.  One was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital and the other was flown by medical helicopter to...

May 31, 2011 - 3:59pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

A pickup truck slammed into a house after a two vehicle injury accident in Zanesville.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, in front of 517 Ball Street. Zanesville Police Officer Terry Sheets says, a Ford van, driven by 47-year-old Mary Gheen was headed East on Ball Street when her van was struck by a Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by 31-year-old Jamie Burleigh. Burleigh, who was headed north on Peter's Alley, failed to stop at the end of the alley, and struck the side...

May 13, 2011 - 8:22pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

One man is taken to the hospital following a rollover crash Friday in Perry County.

According to a dispatcher with the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol, it happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. A man in a Cheverolet S-10 pick-up truck was traveling on State Route 668 just outside Junction City when he lost control of his truck and it flipped onto its side near Garey Road.

The dispatcher says the man was taken by ambulance to Fairfield Medical Center. No other...

May 3, 2011 - 3:45pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

A two vehicle accident on Newark road Tuesday morning sent one person to the hospital.

It happened just after ten a.m.. Zanesville Highway Patrol Sergeant Chuck Merryman says 26 year old Zachary Taylor of Duncan Falls was headed eastbound on Newark road in a 1995 Ford Escort, when he struck a semi that was attempting to turn onto Newark road from Old Newark road. The collision caused the semi to continue of the road, knocking down a utility pole. Taylor was...

April 9, 2011 - 7:18pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is asking motorists to use an alternate route if planning to travel on U.S. 40 near the McDonalds located at 2605 West Pike.

Lanes are shut down in both directions due to a serious injury crash involving two vehicles.

WHIZ News has a crew on the scene and we will bring you more information as it becomes available.



March 4, 2011 - 10:43pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

A man is injured after his vehicle slams into a building.

Around 8:30 p.m. on Friday, the Zanesville Police Department received a 911 call that a vehicle had struck a home in the area of Harvey Street.

"When we showed up here on Harvey Street it appeared that a car southbound on 9th had come off of the road for several hundred feet and crashed into a garage that is used for storage behind 915 Marietta," said Sgt. Chris Phipps.

The victim's name and injuries are...

February 20, 2011 - 11:18pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Freezing rain and ice are to blame for several area accidents Sunday afternoon.

Police say a 6-year-old and his 4-year-old brother were hospitalized after their uncle, 26-year-old Joseph Sims of Chandlersville hit a patch of ice on Millers Lane in Zanesville and flipped his Oldsmobile Bravada SUV.

The young boys are said to be okay. They were taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital as a pre-caution.

The State Highway Patrol says Sims will be cited with failure to...

February 10, 2011 - 11:39am
4 years 29 weeks ago

Both eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Cambridge have re-opened after an early monring accident.  It happened around 2:00 am. just east of State Route 209.  The Highway Patrol says the accident involved a car and a semi-tractor trailer.  The accident remains under investigation.

February 10, 2011 - 10:36am
4 years 29 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol says one lane is now open on I-70 near Cambridge. Troopers say I-70 eastbound just east of State Route 209 was closed just before 2:00 am Thursday after a semi tractor trailer and a car were involved in an accident. A dispatcher says the right lane of the interstate eastbound is now open to traffic. The accident remains under investigation.

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