Stories tagged with: Crash

July 10, 2012 - 5:54pm
4 years 6 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
4 years 21 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
4 years 22 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...

January 6, 2012 - 7:32pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

One person is dead following a one vehicle crash in Guernsey County Friday afternoon.

It happened around 2 p.m. on Byesville road. Cambridge State Highway Patrol Trooper Shawn Allar says a 30-year-old male drove off the right side of the road, overturned, struck a ditch, and hit several trees. The victim, who has not been identified yet, was not wearing a seatbelt, something Trooper Allar says could have drastically changed the circumstances.

"A big thing that could...

June 22, 2011 - 3:12pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after a bizarre accident in downtown Zanesville.

It happened just after 2 p.m. at the corner of South and Seventh streets, when an ambulance from Scioto County collided with a van from Muskingum County.

Sergeant Chris Rice, from the Zanesville Police Department, says the gray van was headed west on South Street, and the Life Ambulance was southbound on Seventh, when the two collided at the intersection. The wreck...

May 9, 2011 - 7:02pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

One person is taken to the hospital after a truck crashes into a Zanesville restaurant on Monday.

Lieutenant Tony Coury with the Zanesville Police Department said a man was traveling westbound on Market Street and attempted to turn right onto Orchard Street; going too fast, he slid on the gravel and hit the Maria Adornetto's Restaurant.

"The cooks were here, I don't think they were open for business, but it doesn't appear that there's any inside structural damage at this...

March 13, 2011 - 1:41pm
5 years 23 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol says an alcohol related crash leaves one person dead near Caldwell.

Troopers say Saturday night around 9:45, thirty-five-year old Jason Bonar of Caldwell was driving south on State Route 821 when the vehicle went off the left side of the road and hit a guard rail. Investigators then say the vehicle came back on to the road crossing two lanes of traffic, went off the right side, hit a tree and rolled over partially ejecting Bonar...

February 25, 2011 - 9:44pm
5 years 26 weeks ago

A young boy was transported by medflight to a hospital in Columbus following an ATV crash on Friday night.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 6:30 p.m. on Buckeye Valley Road just north of S.R. 669 in Somerset. It was confirmed by the Somerset Fire Department that the child was wearing a helmet.

The Sheriff's Office declined to release any more details.

 

February 24, 2011 - 3:26pm
5 years 26 weeks ago

State Route 13 between Interstate 70 and Thornville was shutdown for more than an hour after an early morning accident Thursday.

Trooper Robert Franks with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says it happened around 8:45 on S.R. 13 at Maple Street just south of Edgewater.

He says Nathan Garvin of New Lexington was traveling northbound in a Buick SUV when he went left of center and struck Brent Schneider of Zanesville driving a Chevy pick-up truck head on.

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February 7, 2011 - 10:01pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

The snowy weather has brought on a rash of accidents in the area Monday night.

The State Highway Patrol responded to a one-vehicle roll-over crash on S.R. 40 near Ridge Road in Hopewell around 7:30 p.m.

"The vehicle was eastbound on US 40 in the left lane, the vehicle lost control, stated she was driving 55 miles hour. She went off the road and struck the embankment and overturned," said Trooper Todd Henry.

The driver, who was a juvenile, was able to escape the...

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