Stories tagged with: Crash

June 9, 2010 - 6:51pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

 National Trails Fire Department was the first on the scene of the crash.

Assistant Fire Chief Steve Dupler says the first step crews take is to assess the scene to see if there are any hazards or if anyone is injured.

"You try to do this to try to help people out, so every time you arrive on something like this, you want to do everything you can, " says Dupler.

The crews were able to help the woman and child in the van, but they did need to use the jaws-of-...

June 3, 2010 - 11:49pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

There was a head-on accident Thursday night at the intersection of Maysville Avenue and Greenhouse Road in South Zanesville.

According to Trooper Troy Hale with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, around 10:30 Jeffrey Cooper drove a Chevy Sierra truck left-of-center and struck a black Chevy Silverado that was attempting to turn left onto Greenhouse Road.

The woman driving the Silverado was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.

Trooper Hale says Cooper will...

April 27, 2010 - 5:57pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

Zanesville High School Juniors and Seniors are excitedly awaiting this Friday's prom, but some were taken aback this afternoon after witnessing a mock crash.

Crews responded to a two vehicle injury accident off Blue Avenue this afternoon, across from Zanesville High School. About 500 students witnesses their own classmates covered in blood and hanging out of the cars.

"You may see tears out of some of the kids because when they actually see them use the jaws of life and all...

April 21, 2010 - 5:54pm
6 years 18 weeks ago


Two people were taken to the hospital after an accident Wednesday afternoon.

Zanesville Police say Amanda Kildow the driver of the Toyota Rav Four pulled out of the stop sign and struck the Jeep Wrangler driven by Eric Cassady around noon.

Moxahala Avenue was shut down for about 30 minutes as first responders handled the accident.

Community Ambulance took both drivers to Good Samaritan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Zanesville Police say Kildow will...

April 1, 2010 - 5:46pm
6 years 20 weeks ago


An accident in Newton Township sent six children to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

The two car accident happened at U.S. 22 and State Route 93.

"We got there and there was two cars involved, we had help from the South Zanesville Fire Department, Falls Township and Community Ambulance and six people were transported to the hospital," says Josh Bryan with the Newton Township Fire Department.

Bryan says none of the injuries appear to be serious...

March 26, 2010 - 5:57pm
6 years 21 weeks ago


An accident in Zanesville caused traffic delays on maple avenue Friday afternoon.

Zanesville Police say they are still investigating what happened between the two cars in the crash on Maple Avenue near Balls Lane around 11:40 a.m. Both the male drivers of the gold Ford Focus and the green Ford Explorer were taken by Community Ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital. No other details are being released.

 

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February 25, 2010 - 7:47pm
6 years 25 weeks ago

Ohio traffic deaths fell last year, but rose in our area.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol had 15 fatalities in 2008 and 22 fatalities in 2009. Despite the heavy snow storms of 2010, the Zanesville Post has had minimal fatalities.

"The Zanesville Post covers a two county area, Coshocton and Muskingum County. We have had one traffic fatality in Coshocton county and none in Muskingum county," tells Trooper Mark Masters.

The Cambridge Post of the...

January 10, 2010 - 9:50pm
6 years 32 weeks ago


A head-on crash has left two people in the hospital Sunday night.

Two pick-up trucks hit head on around 4:30 PM on State Route 93 near Bristol Hill Road in Perry County. Captain Don Phillips with the New Lexington Fire Department says when they arrived on the scene everyone was out of the vehicles, but two people did need to be taken to the hospital.

"We had two patients, one is being transported by a squad the other one, the male subject, is being transported by med-...

December 6, 2009 - 7:24pm
6 years 37 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.

 

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November 15, 2009 - 11:10am
6 years 40 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is facing OVI and failure to control charges after an accident in South Zanesville last night.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. on Greenhouse Road.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Tyler Shawger was traveling eastbound when he went off the right side of the road and then swerved toward the left side of the road, striking an embankment and overturning the Jeep.

Sergeant Jeremy Mendenhall says the driver was not injured in the...

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