Stories tagged with: car

May 6, 2010 - 5:29pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

A car versus motorcycle accident causes minor damage to the car.

It happened about 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of Brighton Boulevard and Pershing Road just in front of the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

No one was injured in the accident.

Zanesville Police are still investigating.

April 10, 2010 - 9:37pm
5 years 33 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...

March 19, 2010 - 5:18pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

A train struck a car just after 5:00 p.m. at Terry's Tavern in Zanesville.

Sgt. Chris Phipps with the Zanesville Police Department says a train clipped a parked Jeep Cherokee which pushed the Cherokee into a Honda.

"People park here all the time and he (train engineer) probably just came through, of course, even if he did see it, these things (trains) don't stop on a dime. You can't really stop very quickly," says Sgt. Phipps.

No one...

February 15, 2010 - 6:07pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

The snow is making for some slick conditions for drivers, but AutoZone on Maple Avenue says there are some car products that can help you stay mobile during these winter conditions.

"It's important you have good wiper blades and you washer fluid is full. Also, you might want to make sure all your lights are working because a lot of things get covered up in the wintertime with the snow, slush, and salt, " says Parts Service Manager David Bradford.

To help get your...

January 7, 2010 - 5:53pm
5 years 46 weeks ago

With winter firmly set in, your car may need some up keep to make it through the frigid months. WHIZ's Katie Jeffries has more.

Scraping the snow off your car is a pain, but it is not the only thing you need to do to keep your car running in freezing weather. Braden Gibbs, a Commercial Specialist with AutoZone on Maple Avenue says the cold weather can harm several different parts of your car.

"The cold weather takes a big toll on the battery, batteries do have some...

November 24, 2009 - 8:16pm
6 years 1 week ago

A woman is in the hospital after her car was struck by a semi- tractor trailer.

New Concord Fire Chief, Brent Gates, says the driver of the Nissan Passport was turning left into Dominoes on State Route 83 when she was clipped by the semi. He says it appears the driver of the truck was traveling too fast and tried to swerve to miss her, but it struck the driver's side of the Nissan.

"Moved her around the highway a couple hundred yards, we transported her to Southeastern...

October 2, 2009 - 4:04pm
6 years 8 weeks ago

Earlier this week, Toyota announced a major recall involving 3.8 million vehicles due to a possible safety issue with the cars' removable floor mats.

The recall was announced one month after a fatal accident in southern California.  Jim Kobunski the General Manager and Vice President of Tansky Toyota says people should not be worried.

"That was an isolated case that happened out in California.  It was on a Lexus and the Toyota group is making an effort to...

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