Stories tagged with: Accident

April 18, 2010 - 5:21pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department says an eight-year-old girl is sent to Good Samaritan Hospital after a minor two car accident.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. along State Route 60 near Hughes Street.

Lieutenant Tony Coury says the driver of the pick-up truck , 32-year-old Michelle Johnson of Cambridge, was stopped in traffic when the driver of the SUV, 19-year-old Casie Sharkey of Roseville, became distracted and struck the back end of the pick-up.

The accident caused minor...

April 15, 2010 - 4:36pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

A accident on the West Pike Thursday afternoon sent four people to the hospital.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. in front of the old Yoder's Market.

Sgt. Chuck Merryman with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says a mini-van and Jeep Liberty were both traveling west on U.S. Route 40 when the mini-van made an improper lane change forcing both vehicles off the side of the road.

A driver and passenger in each vehicle were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with...

April 13, 2010 - 12:05pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

Authorities say a New Concord woman is charged with driving under the influence after causing an accident that sent an elderly couple to the hospital.

According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, 30-year-old Fonzi Cobler was travelling west on Interstate 70 near the Norwich exit around 10:20 Monday night when she struck another vehicle also headed west on I-70.

That vehicle was occupied by Perry and Virginia Harewood of Hillsboro, Ohio....

April 12, 2010 - 3:49pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

A hit skip accident involving a semi tractor trailer sends two people to the hospital.

It happened Sunday around 4:20 p.m. on Interstate 70 in East Guernsey County.

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol says the semi tractor trailer was attempting to change from the right to the left lane, when it hit a truck pulling a trailer. The semi moved back into the right lane and continued down the highway as the truck that was hit lost control, went off the road, where it hit a...

April 12, 2010 - 3:47pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

An accident between an ATV and a dirtbike lands two men in the hospital.

It happened sunday around 7:30 p.m. on State Route 285 North.

According to Noble County Sheriff Steven Hannum, 40-year old Thomas Stephens of Kipling, Ohio, was traveling on the ATV on the right side of the road along side 45-year old Robert Davidson of Buffalo, Ohio, who was on the dirtbike.

Stephens attempted to make a left hand turn on to Pipi Road and crashed into the dirtbike.


April 11, 2010 - 7:13pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

A 17-year old receives minor injuries following a rollover accident this afternoon.

It happened on Ridge Road near Pinkerton Lane.

Sergeant Jeremy Mendenhall of the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says Nicholas Bowman was traveling east when he rounded a curve, went of the left side of the road, struck an embankment, and rolled over.

He says Bowman sustained minor injuries to his right shoulder but refused treatment at the scene.

Mendenhall says speed is a...

April 10, 2010 - 9:37pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

A pedestrian is med-flighted to Children's Hospital in Columbus after an accident.

It happened around 5 p.m. this evening. Witnesses on the scene say a thirteen-year old was outside with friends horsing around.

"He went to go reach in to one of my friend's pockets and she turned around and he fell over his bike," said Michael Joseph, a friend of the pedestrian hit. "The car tried to swerve and she hit him."

Joseph said the pedestrian was talking after he...

April 6, 2010 - 5:27pm
5 years 44 weeks ago

A Chevy truck is badly damaged after a two vehicle accident on the West Pike in Zanesville.

It happened around 12:20 p.m. right outside the Starfire Gas Station.

Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Wes Archer says Jorge Preciado and passenger-Giovanni Ortuno-both from Nevada, were turning out of the gas station when they struck a Ford truck, driven by Derek Watiker. Watiker was traveling west in the left lane.

No one was injured in the accident, but it left a mess in the...

April 6, 2010 - 11:46am
5 years 44 weeks ago

Authorities have closed the westbound lanes of U.S. 40 near the  McDonald's restaurant due to a two vehicle accident.

The accident was reported around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities expect to have the roadway closed for at least a half hour.

WHIZ News has a crew on the scene and we'll bring you more information about this accident as it becomes available.


April 6, 2010 - 7:44am
5 years 44 weeks ago

Interstate 70 is re-opened after an accident involving a semi truck shut it down for hours today.

Both lanes of the highway were cleared for traffic at about 6 p.m. this evening. This morning around 8 a.m. a semi, carrying nine vehicles, rolled on I-70 westbound just after the new Concord exit.

"We had an out-of-state semi diver that was messing with his gps unit and drove off the side of the roadway, hit a guardrail and then lost control," said Jeff Jadwin, Deputy...

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