Stories tagged with: Accident

December 6, 2009 - 7:24pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

A newark man is dead after an early morning crash.

It happened at 2:30 am Sunday moring on I-70 East near State Route 37. The Granville Highway Patrol Post says 32 year old Douglas Rookard was traveling east on I-70 when his vehicle drove off the left side of the road striking the median. The vehicle rolled and partially ejected Rookard. He was prounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt and alcohol is considered to be a factor in the crash.


December 5, 2009 - 7:47pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

An rollover accident sends one man to the hospital. It happened early this morning on I-70 near mile marker 174. Troopers with the State Highway Patrol say around 2 am Zachary Freeman of Byesville was traveling Eastbound when he drifted off the left side of the road. He then over corrected to the right, went into a ditch where the car rolled. Freeman was not wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected from the vehicle. He was med flighted to OSU medical center with internal...

December 4, 2009 - 11:23pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

A head-on accident in New Lexington shuts down a road for more than an hour.

It happened around 5 p.m. on State Route 13, near Melon Hill Road.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is in charge of the investigation. An emergency worker at the scene said two people were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The road was shut down for a quarter-mile while crews cleared the scene. The accident remains under investigation.

December 4, 2009 - 6:42am
5 years 25 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman is taken by MedFlight to OSU Medical Center in Columbus after an early morning accident.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. on Sonora Road.

Zanesville Post Trooper Hale says Dacia Matox was traveling south when she went off the right side of the road and struck both a curve and guardrail. The impact caused the car to roll down an embankment and land on its top.

Hale says Matox was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extracted.

She was taken by ambulance...

December 2, 2009 - 6:51pm
5 years 26 weeks ago

A 78-year-old man is sent to the hospital after a one car accident in Zanesville.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says Charles Root of Columbus was getting off an Interstate 70 ramp, when he went off the right side of the road and hit a guardrail. Root then proceeded to cross both lanes of US 40 before striking an embankment.

Root was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. His passenger, 68-year-old Myrna Dnider, did not sustain any injuries from the crash....

November 29, 2009 - 1:33pm
5 years 26 weeks ago

Two people are sent to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident on interstate 70. It happend around 11:30 Sunday morning at mile marker 132 near the State Route 13 exit.

The accident caused the road to be shut down for several hours. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 43-year-old David Blair and his wife, Kristi, were traveling down I-70 when their vehicle collided with a Malibu driven by 15-year-old Corey Gibson of Sunbury. The Blair's vehicle rolled and Kristi was...

November 25, 2009 - 6:03pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

Families and friends are mourning the loss of Cory Harper and Beau Greiner after they were killed in an accident Tuesday on Dietz Lane in Zanesville.

Those who knew Beau and Cory say they their jaws dropped when they heard the news.
"When I found out about it I was just in shock, like I couldn't even believe it," says Alex Grenawald, a friend of Beau Greiner.

Troopers say Cory and Beau were traveling down Dietz Lane in Cory's Honda...

November 24, 2009 - 6:19pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

A Newark man is in serious condition after a one car crash.

It happened around 11 p.m. last night.

27-year-old Matthew Dennett was traveling south on Louden Road, near Battee Road, when he went right of center, struck a ditch, and then hit a utility pole. The impact caused the car to overturn, and Trooper Aaron Reimer says Dennett was partially ejected from the car.

He was taken to Grant Medical Center in Columbus.

Reimer says Dennett is charged with an OVI and...

November 24, 2009 - 5:40pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident near 1600 Dietz Lane.

It happened around 4:00 this afternoon.

Initial reports indicate there was a head-on collision between a van driven by a woman and another vehicle carrying two male teenagers.

The fatally injured victim is  being identified as one of the male teens. 

Authorities on the scene say the two other people were injured.

Med-flight was called to the scene of the serious...

November 18, 2009 - 6:26pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

Two Harrison Township EMS personnel are sent to the hospital after a morning accident.

It happened around 10:45 a.m. on State Route 60 near South Zanesville, causing the road to close temporarily.

Authorities say a truck rear-ended into the back of the ambulance.

The Harrison Township Fire Department says the ambulance passenger was taken to the hospital with chest and back injuries and the driver of the ambulance was taken for precautionary reasons.

The driver of the...

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