Stories tagged with: Highway Patrol

November 4, 2014 - 2:57pm
38 weeks 3 days ago
The Highway Patrol needs your help finding a missing person. Lt. Matt Boyd says 71-year-old Nina Haney went missing from Urichsville in Tuscarawas County on Monday. She was last seen driving westbound on I-70 near Maple Avenue on Sunday around 9:30 in the evening. At the time a caller reported her vehicle and license number to the patrol as a reckless driver. Boyd says Haney suffered from dementia. She is 5’1” tall, 150 pounds with blue eyes and brownish gray hair. She has mole on the left...
May 5, 2014 - 2:06pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

Rainy conditions made for slick roads and poor driving conditions this afternoon.

The South Zanesville Fire Department responded to a call around 1PM of a vehicle that hydroplaned and rolled into the yard of a home at 2290 Pinkerton.

"Wet road conditions, coming around the corner maybe a little too fast, just hydroplaned maybe and just went right on it's side," said J.T. Roberts, Firefighter for South Zanesville Department.

The vehicle rested on the driver's side...

October 30, 2013 - 7:26pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Highway Patrol Lieutenant Matt Boyd says this time last year, there were 969 confirmed traffic fatalities in Ohio. That number has dipped down to 823 so far in 2013. Lt. Boyd attributes the decrease to a number of things including educating young and older drivers, who make up the majority of traffic accidents, and an increased presence of troopers on the roadways.

"There's engineering on the roadways. Engineers look at problem areas and make changes to bridges and structures,...

May 17, 2012 - 1:17pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

The Highway Patrol says it plans to be out on area roads Friday as part of an event called “All Out Day”.  Zanesville Post Lt. Steven Rine says all sworn officers from all ranks will be patrolling Ohio roads in an effort to reduce fatal and injury crashes.  Rine says this effort, which serves as a high visability enforcement effort, is not only a deterrent for crash causing violations, but also calls attention to dangerous driving behaviors.  Rine says with the...

May 25, 2011 - 11:13am
4 years 9 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol is asking for help in connection with an accident. It happened Saturday May 21st around 9:00 in the morning on US 22 in front of the Vac Shack in Guernsey County. Troopers are looking for a large white Cadillac Seville that was reportedly occupied by two white females who were leaving a garage sale across from the Vac Shack. Investigators says the driver pulled into the path of a black pick-up trucking, forcing it off the road. The driver of the...

September 23, 2009 - 12:02pm
5 years 44 weeks ago

The number of traffic fatalities in Coshocton County is more than twice the number the county saw in all of 2008 and authorities are taking notice.

This year 11 people have lost their lives in vehicle accidents, while five were killed in 2008. Troopers at the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol are seeing common factors in the crashes.

"The main contributing factors to the fatal crashes in that area is the unsafe speed and also we've identified...

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