Stories tagged with: Crashes

May 1, 2012 - 9:24pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

Road conditions cause a crash that sent two people to the hospital and shut down part of a Zanesville roadway Tuesday night.

Around 8:15 p.m., the Zanesville Police Department received a call that a northbound Buick and a southbound Blazer collided at the railroad underpass on the Maysville Pike. 

According to Patrolman Jeremy Barnhart, there was an oily substance on the road that caused the crash.

The driver of the Buick and a passenger in the Blazer were taken...

August 31, 2010 - 6:11pm
5 years 51 weeks ago

It seems as though traffic has stalled quite a bit on Interstate 70 over the past few weeks, all due to accidents on the major highway.

But the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says it's dealing with the same number of accidents on the roadway this year as it did this time last year. There have been 38 crashes so far, including a fatal crash that took the lives of three adults and two children back in June.

Sergeant Chuck Merryman says some of the most recent crashes...

July 3, 2010 - 3:45pm
6 years 8 weeks ago

As you head to your destinations during this holiday weekend, you should be aware of some orange objects you may encounter on the roadways.

While road work has been suspended through Monday to celebrate the Fourth of July, the Ohio Department of Transportation says construction barriers will remain in place. It's asking drivers to reduce speed, watch for narrowing lanes, and avoid lane shifting in these areas.

9 people died this time last year in accidents and more than 550...

September 21, 2009 - 10:52am
6 years 48 weeks ago

The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says a woman is dead after being hit by an SUV.

It happened on Coonpath Road in Fairfield County around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Lieutenant G.D Lewis Jr. says 27-year-old Susan Blade was out of her disabled car when she was struck by 68-year-old Mona Berry.

Blade was pronounced dead at the scene. Berry did not receive any injuries as a result of the accident.

Lewis says the crash remains under...

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