Stories tagged with: Accident

July 19, 2010 - 2:40pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

A two car accident sends a pick up truck through a Zanesville home Monday afternoon.

It happened around 2:45pm at the intersection of Pine Street and Muskingum Avenue. Patrolman Sandy McElhaney with the Zanesville Police Department said a red Toyota Tacoma collided with a blue Chevrolet pick-up truck, sending the Tacoma through a porch at 797 Muskingum Avenue.

A portion of Muskingum Avenue was closed for twenty minutes while crews cleared the scene.  One person was...

July 18, 2010 - 2:17pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

A man is dead following an overnight accident on State Route 93 in Perry County. It happened around three a.m. in Harrison Township, near State Route 669.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol says 18-year-old David Savage Jr. was walking southbound when he was struck by a vehicle. The Perry County Coroner pronounced Savage dead at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation. Troopers says it's unclear if alcohol was a factor.

July 16, 2010 - 9:08pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

An 18 year old girl is taken to Southeastern Medical Center following an ATV accident.

Trooper Charles McDonnell of the State Highway Patrol says 55-year old Rockie Black of Cambridge was traveling Westbound on State Route 209 when he began to turn left into a private drive. As he did, two ATV's traveling Eastbound came upon the vehicle. The first ATV ran into the front of the Ford Ranger. The driver of that ATV was 18-year-old Brooke Larocco. Trooper McDonnell calls her...

July 15, 2010 - 10:54pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

A two-car accident closed the Eastbound lane on Maysville Pike.

It happened around 5p.m. at the intersection of Maysville Pike and West Main Street. Patrolman Chris Andrews with the South Zanesville Police Department says the collision occured with a two door Ford Escort and a four door Chevy Trailblazer.

The driver of the Escort and two passengers of the Trailblazer were taken by Community Ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries. The South Zanesville Fire...

July 13, 2010 - 4:11pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

Authorities say slick roads led to an injury accident Tuesday in Washington Township.

It happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Boggs Road and Lovers Lane. According to Trooper Stephen Williams with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a red Ford Contour went left-of-center and hit the driver's side of a blue GMC Jimmy.

Williams says road conditions and speed were a factor in the crash.

"On roads like this, slow steady rain, the roadways are soaked,...

July 12, 2010 - 4:25pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

An accident on State Route 16 in Hanover Township closed down Eastbound lanes for almost two hours.

State Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Epler says Joseph Brown from Canal Winchester was traveling West on State Route 16 when his front left tire blew out causing him to cross the median and both Eastbound lanes. The company truck he was driving came to rest off the side of the road.

Madison Township Fire Department was the first responder and had to close lanes due to potentially...

July 12, 2010 - 1:39pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 5 Deputy Director Karl D. Newman announced that State Route 16 east was closed near mile marker 30, just east of Hanover due to an accident.  It happened around 1:00 this afternoon and the road was closed around 2:00.  Now the accident scene has been cleared and the roadway is reopened.

July 11, 2010 - 7:31pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

A man is seriously injured after an accident near Chauncey in Athens County.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. on State Route 550.

State troopers say 46-year-old Michael Waller was traveling west on his motorcycle, when the vehicle overturned and ejected him.

Waller was taken by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus with what troopers are calling serious injuries.

They say alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. It remains under...

July 9, 2010 - 3:07pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

The rain caused an accident Friday afternoon in Wayne Township.

It happened around 2:30 on North Dietz Lane. According to Trooper Stephen Williams with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a red Toyota Corolla hydroplaned and hit a Green Valley Co-op feed truck.

Williams says the Toyota struck the hydrolic tank on the truck causing a spill. County workers were called in to clean up the scene, because it was causing the road to become extremely slippery.

No one...

July 7, 2010 - 2:32pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is releasing new details, involving an Interstate 70 crash that took the lives of 3 adults and 2 children back in June.

Post commander, Lieutenant Steven Rine says drugs may be a contributing factor.

"We found drugs in the car, and the toxicology report from the driver revealed that there were some levels of drugs in her system. We're pending identity of the drugs and the amount, " says Lt. Rine.

Lt. Rine says his...

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