Stories tagged with: Greenwood Avenue

April 17, 2012 - 6:51pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

Two people are taken to the hospital following a chain reaction of accidents Tuesday in Zanesville.

Just after 5 p.m., the Zanesville Police Department responded to a call at the intersection of Greenwood Avenue and Beulah Lane.

According to Zanesville police, one vehicle struck a motorcycle while turning onto Greenwood Avenue.

Witnesses said minutes later, the driver of a red Pontiac hit the back of a gold Ford Taurus, that was slowing, after witnessing the first accident...

October 6, 2011 - 11:37am
4 years 42 weeks ago

A Greenwood Avenue family woke up early Thursday morning when a truck crashed into their front porch.

The State Highway Patrol said just before 4a.m. Trooper Roe from the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol clocked a red truck traveling west on Interstate 70 at 105mph.

Trooper Roe attempted to pull over the vehicle but it failed to stop, taking the Norwich exit onto US 22. Stop sticks were used as the vehicle approached the Zanesville Patrol Post and one of the vehicle's...

October 6, 2011 - 4:49am
4 years 42 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a car that hit a house in the 11-hundred block of Greenwood Avenue Thursday morning.

The accident took place just before 4a.m. While the State Highway Patrol can't release much information at this time, scanner traffic indicated they were looking for the driver of the vehicle and believe he may have injuries sustained from hitting the windshield.

At this time there are poles and wires down in this area. The State Highway Patrol is...

February 8, 2011 - 9:08pm
5 years 24 weeks ago

A candle leaves a Zanesville woman with second and third degree burns. 

"My mom is on fire" is the call that dispatched Zanesville Fire Department to 996 Greenwood Avenue around 7 p.m. on Tuesday night. 

"We had a lady that had a candle lit, burning in her bedroom and accidentally leaned over it with a night gown on and caught her night gown on fire," said Eric Waltemire,  Zanesville Fire Department. 

Firefighters did not have to...

October 1, 2010 - 5:27pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a possible shooting on Greenwood Avenue.

According to Sgt. Chris Phipps, officers were called to the 900-block of Greenwood around 4:30 p.m. Phipps says witnesses reported hearing one gun shot and a then seeing a vehicle flee the scene at a high-rate of speed.

Officers at the scene did not find evidence of a bullet being fired. The incident remains under investigation.

August 30, 2010 - 5:42pm
5 years 47 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is calling a Sunday afternoon blaze suspicious.

It happened at a vacant duplex in the 1100 block of Greenwood Avenue.

Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Thomas says it appears the fire started near a couch and was contained to one side of the home. He says the owner had just shown the place to some people before the fire started. The department is currently interviewing people but says it has no persons of interest in this case.

The incident remains...

August 29, 2010 - 7:08pm
5 years 47 weeks ago

A Zanesville home sustains smoke damage and minor structural damage after a fire.

It happened at 1136 Greenwood Avenue around 3:45 p.m.

"When we arrived, we found a vacant duplex with fire contained to one area of one room on the one side of it, " says Assistant Fire Chief, Kevin Thomas.

Thomas says the source of the fire appears to have started around a couch.

"The owner had just shown the house to some people earlier to the fire. So, we're still...

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