Stories tagged with: Crash

March 22, 2013 - 7:56pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

The accident involving a car and truck happened around 5:15p.m. on Gene Cox Memorial Drive just east of Dresden. Fire crews and a MedFlight helicopter responded to the scene near a crop field.

"It appears that the Dodge truck was backing out of this farm field. It was in the middle of the road when the Honda came over the rise from the railroad crossing and the Honda was unable to stop to avoid hitting the truck," said Bill Duerson of The Ohio State Highway Patrol.

A...

March 3, 2013 - 10:38pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

According to Zanesville Police, early Sunday night, a female driving a pick-up truck was going north bound on Maysville Avenue and failed to yield to another car, driven by a male, that was going south bound in the intersection on Pine Street.

Both drivers were transported to the Good Samaritan Hospital to be evaluated. It's unclear if there are any injuries at this time. It appears that both of the vehicles suffered heavy damage. The driver of the pick up truck will be cited for an...

February 28, 2013 - 11:26pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

A hit-skip crash is under investigation in Zanesville.

Police said there were actually two separate accidents involving the same vehicle.  It all started when a Chevy Cavalier hit a Dodge Grand Caravan near the Y Bridge.

Police said the driver of the Caravan was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries, but the driver of the Cavalier kept going and got involved in another crash at Terry's Tavern on Linden Avenue.

Police said that...

February 17, 2013 - 10:08pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The body of a 21-year-old Caldwell woman has been found almost a mile away from a crash scene.

The Noble County Sheriff's Office received a call on Saturday about a one vehicle crash on T-Ridge Road in Olive Township.  A deputy searched for a driver, but couldn't find her.

The woman's mother told the sheriff's office that her daughter had not checked in with her, and that prompted an investigation.  Family and friends organized a search party for Sarah Langley.

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December 5, 2012 - 1:05am
2 years 34 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle crash in Fairfield County.

It happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday on County Road 31 east of County Road 33A in Greenfield Township.

Troopers said 47-year-old Andrew Filson of Amelia was driving a Honda motorcycle westbound on County Road 31.  75-year-old Robert Graves of Grove City was traveling eastbound on County Road 31 in an Oldsmobile Aurora when he went left of center and struck the motorcycle head on.

51-...

September 4, 2012 - 11:51pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Ohio State Patrol says a tractor trailer and an SUV were traveling eastbound on I-70. Debbie Ramage, the driver of a Buick Rainier attempted to pass a pick-up truck on the right when she merged into the left lane she lost control traveled off the road and hit the guardrail. The driver of the semi Thomas Anthony Sophocles attempted to avoid the collision but ended up jackknifing and striking the Buick. Both went off the right side of the road. The Buick flipping on it's top and the truck...

August 30, 2012 - 10:13pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Two people were taken to the hospital following an accident in Newton Township.

The head-on crash occurred at the intersection of U.S. 22 and State Route 93 around 9:30 Thursday night. It involved a Chrysler 300 and Mercury Grand Marquis.

The intersection was shut down while crews cleared the scene.

No other details have been released at this time.

July 10, 2012 - 5:54pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

A woman was taken to the hospital after crashing into a power pole Tuesday afternoon.

Muskingum County Sheriff's Lieutenant Mike LeCocq told WHIZ News that the Sheriff's Office received numerous calls about an elderly woman driving erratic while traveling northbound on Maple Avenue. 

About 5 minutes later, it was reported that the woman went left of center and crashed head-on into a power pole near the intersection of State Route 60 and Olde Falls Road.

LeCocq said the...

March 29, 2012 - 9:29pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

Two juveniles could be in trouble following a crash Thursday in Springfield Township.

The one-vehicle accident happened around 8 p.m. in the 900-block of Pinkerton Lane just past the intersection of Ridge Road.

According to Trooper Adam McKenzie with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, two kids were in a yard on Pinkerton pretending to hit rocks toward passing vehicles with a baseball bat.

Trooper McKenzie says a man driving a truck south on Pinkerton...

March 21, 2012 - 9:17pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

A car caught fire following a crash Wednesday evening in Zanesville.

It happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Marietta Street.

According to Sgt. Chris Phipps, the vehicle was headed south bound on Wayne Avenue when it veered off the side of the road and struck a light pole.

Witnesses of the accident who reported the crash said the driver and passenger fled the scene.

Sgt. Phipps says officers spoke to the driver who...

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