Stories tagged with: Crash

June 23, 2015 - 8:40pm
32 weeks 3 days ago

The Highway Patrol says excessive speed and prescription drug use are thought to be contributing factors in a single car accident Tuesday that knocked over a live electric pole, a mailbox and left one lucky driver with only minor injuries.

The accident occurred just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evening in the 1600 block of Dietz Lane and left the vehicle, a maroon Dodge 2500, with substantial damage. Trooper Troy Hale with the Ohio State Highway Patrol explained more.


February 14, 2015 - 9:37am
51 weeks 11 hours ago

Two are dead following an overnight accident in Fairfield County.

The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred at approximately 12:24 a.m. February 14th, on Pickerington Road just north of Stemen Road. Patrick Cleary, 21, of Pickerington, was traveling southbound on Pickerington Road in a silver 2007 Mazda 6. Richard Birney, 35, of Pataskala was traveling northbound on Pickerington Road in a 2011 Toyota Camry. Cleary drifted left of center and struck...

May 24, 2014 - 8:41am
1 year 36 weeks ago

 The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 6:35 p.m. Friday evening on Sugar Grove Road in Fairfield County.

According to the Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Brandon R. Clary of Westerville was traveling northbound on Sugar Grove Road on a 2001 Honda CB 600 motorcycle with his passenger, 43-year-old Cheri L. Lutz of Zanesville.  The motorcycle went left of center around a curve striking a Ford Explorer...

May 18, 2014 - 5:38pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

With the sunshine and mild temperatures, several motorcyclists were out today. Two motorcycle accidents occurred locally.

Earlier this morning, a two vehicle accident occurred at 369 Main St. in Duncan Falls. The driver of the car, 31 year old John Mahon of Philo was stopped, waiting to turn into a private drive. The driver of the motorcycle, 64 year old Ronald Mercer failed to stop and struck the rear of the vehicle. He was ejected from his bike. He was transported to Genesis.Trooper...

March 22, 2014 - 6:43pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle accident that happened in Perry County Saturday afternoon.

The OSHP said two adults were transported via MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus and two children were taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. No other details are available at this time.

March 5, 2014 - 1:17pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

A driver at the Dresden Road and Maple Avenue intersection crashed into a Zanesville business early Wednesday morning.

According to the Zanesville Police Department, a 25-year-old man suffering from a medical condition was driving down Dresden Road when he rolled through the intersection at Maple Avenue, and crashed right into AAA Spa and Pool Services.

"It turned out that the situation was a medical emergency," explained Lt. Bill Shaw. "The...

January 11, 2014 - 7:37pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

A  vehicle crashed into a power line on Saturday evening causing significant damage.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 4:40 p.m. troopers received a report of a man driving a Ford pick up truck into a utility pole.

"He was going northbound on Sonora Rd. Drove off the right side of the road way hit two mail boxes and a utility pole and that's what cause the lines to come off on top of his truck," said Sergeant, Melanie...

September 30, 2013 - 6:30pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a call of a one-vehicle rollover accident just after 4 p.m. on Center Road.

"When we arrived, we found that the vehicle was southbound, traveling off the right side of the road," said Sgt. Melanie Appleman. "The driver then overcorrected, went back of the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. After she made contact with the guardrail, the vehicle overturned into the roadway and ended up back on its four tires....

September 22, 2013 - 12:04pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

According to the Cambridge Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, at approximately 11:48 p.m.on Saturday night, a vehicle traveling north on Ohio 285 near mile post 6 failed to negotiate a curve.

The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, when it struck a ditch. The two passengers in the front of the vehicle were partially ejected and were entrapped when the vehicle overturned.

According to reports, the right front passenger, Harry M. Douphin, 47, of Port Orange, Florida , was...

August 11, 2013 - 3:22pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

A Perry County man is dead after a Sunday morning crash. 

The State Highway Patrol said that 20-year-old Tyler Moore, of New Lexington, was traveling northbound on State Route 93 near Dutch Ridge Road when he lost control of his 2009 Toyota Scion and left the roadway. His vehicle then went over an embankment, striking a tree. 

Moore was ejected from his vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Perry County Coroner. 

The State Highway Patrol said...

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