An Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser is hit on Interstate 70 in Guernsey County this afternoon while the trooper was responding to a commercial truck in the median.
A Cambridge Post dispatcher says the trooper was out of the vehicle and aiding a truck driver who had jack-knifed into the median. He had his lights on a was attempting to slow down traffic when the dispatcher says a new jersey driver lost control of his vehicle, spun out, and hit the cruiser.
The New Philadelphia Post of the State Highway Patrol is still investigating a crash that has left a Byesville woman dead.
It happened on Interstate 77 near mile post 76 on Monday.
Lieutenant Eric Escola says 57-year-old Josephine Rice went off the left side of the road, overcorrected into the right lane, and went off the left side of the road again before striking a guardrail. The force of the impact caused the car to overturn several times in the median.
Three people are injured after a crash this morning near Somerset.
It happened east of the town on US 22 at about 7:20 this morning. 39-year old James Shahan and 39 -year old Dawn Shahan were driving eastbound on US 22, when the car went left of center and struck 32-year old Timothy Carder head-on.
James, the driver, was ejected from the vehicle.
All three were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville.
A downtown Zanesville building suffers minor damage after a two car accident.
It happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection of 6th and Main streets.
Lieutenant Tony Courey says 33-year-old James Anderson of New Lexington was traveling north on 6th Street in the left lane when his passenger door was struck by 44-year-old Beverly Arndt of Marengo traveling north on 6th Street in the right lane. It caused Anderson and his two passengers to strike a traffic light pole. Arndt's...
The Zanesville Police Department is still looking for a driver who fled the scene of an accident earlier this afternoon.
It happened around 5:15 p.m. near the intersection of East and Center drives.
Sergeant Chris Phipps says the driver lost control of the vehicle, went down the hill, and the front end of the car ended in a small stream. He says the driver of the car proceeded to flee the scene on foot, noting there was a set of footprints in the snow.
A Crooksville teenager is seriously injured after a Thursday morning accident.
It happened at 7:20 a.m. on State Route 93 near Shawnee.
According to the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Phillip Boring was driving south on S.R. 93 when he went off the left side of the road, struck an embankment and then overturned.
Authorities say Boring was partially ejected from his vehicle.