Stories tagged with: Accident

September 24, 2014 - 11:24am
31 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a non injury accident on I-70 just east of Zanesville in the construction zone by the Adamsville Road exit.

Trooper Joshua Weaver says Howard Brown's vehicle was going east bound on I-70 in the left lane, traveling the speed limit of 55mph in the reduced speed zone, due to construction. The trailer that he was towing started getting out of control and bouncing causing Brown to go off the left side of the road way and...

September 23, 2014 - 10:55pm
31 weeks 6 days ago

An accident Tuesday night resulted in the driver of a scooter being sent to the hospital.

According to Zanesville Police, the accident occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night at the intersection of Linden Avenue and Adair Avenue. Police said the driver of a white Chevy pickup truck made an illegal left hand turn and struck the scooter. The truck then fled the scene. The sheriff's office was able to track down the vehicle a short while after on Dale Road.

The driver of...

August 24, 2014 - 5:42pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

According to the Zanesville Police Department a severe accident involving one motorcycle occurred on I-70 at the Maple Ave. off ramp around 5:00p.m. Sunday evening.

Authorities were able to identify the male victim at the scene, but did not release his name. According to ZPD, a witness says they saw the motorcyclist miss his turn and hit the gravel before going down the embankment and crashing.

The victim was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with severe...

August 11, 2014 - 5:09pm
38 weeks 21 hours ago

The Highway Patrol says one lane of I-70 is closed after a semi accident.  Troopers say it happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes near New Concord when a semi struck a guardrail and jackknifed.  The Patrol says one lane is open to traffic.  No other details have been released.

August 11, 2014 - 4:07pm
38 weeks 22 hours ago

Two Newark women were sent to the hospital following an accident near the Y-Bridge Monday afternoon.

According to police, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when a Chevy Lumina that was heading toward the Y-Bridge on West Main Street went off the left side of the roadway, through a grass field at a high rate of speed, and crashed over the emankment of the river.  The vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest right beside the river. 

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August 5, 2014 - 9:33am
39 weeks 3 hours ago

***UPDATE***10:50 am.  -- The Highway Patrol says both lanes of I-70 Westbound are open near Gratiot after a semi accident...but traffic is still slow due to construction in the area.

 

If you are driving from Zanesville to Columbus I-70 is closed in both lanes.  The Ohio Department of Transportation says both westbound lanes are closed near the Gratiot area.  A semi tractor trailers accident is blocking the highway. No word when the highway will reopen...

August 4, 2014 - 5:14pm
39 weeks 16 hours ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating an accident. 

It happened Monday afternoon at the intersection of Camden and Highland Roads. Trooper Bill Duerson says 32-year-old Anthony Harlan was driving south on Camden in a Chrysler Cirrus LX when he failed to stop at a stop sign and went into the yard of a home at 2110 Highland. The vehicle then crashed through a fence and into a traile.

Trooper Duerson says Harlan had a seizure, which...

July 3, 2014 - 3:16pm
43 weeks 4 days ago

The 4th of July holiday accident started early this year. The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle accident on I-70 Thursday afternoon.  It happened just before 2:30 p.m. just east of Gratiot in the eastbound lanes.  Initial reports indicate a van and a camper were involved in the accident and the camper ended up on its side and the van ended up in the median.  No word yet on injuries.  The accident remains under investigation.

July 1, 2014 - 4:36pm
43 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation says both lanes of State Route 146 at Vickers Hill reopened after an accident.  It involved two cars, a semi tractor trailer and a van.  It happened around 4 p.m. and the road was closed while the scene was investigated. Traffic resumed around 5:30 p.m..  The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident that resulted in at least one injury.

June 16, 2014 - 10:43am
46 weeks 8 hours ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol says a couple arguing may have lead to an accident on State Route 60 North Monday morning.  Trooper Samuel Hendricks says 35-year-old Leonard Hastings of Frazeysburg was traveling south on 60 near Fairview Road – at a high rate of speed and arguing with his girlfriend when he lost control of his car.  The trooper says the vehicle went off the right side of the road, grazed a power pole, down an embankment and hit a ditch.  Hastings was...

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