Stories tagged with: Hit and Run

April 22, 2016 - 9:44am
13 weeks 4 days ago
The Zanesville Police Department announced an update on the investigation into a hit and run accident on Linden Avenue. It happened Saturday April 9th by Terry’s Tavern. Captain Tony Coury says detectives have located the driver and the vehicle involved in the incident. But, detectives are still doing interviews in the case and no charges have been filed yet. Police will not release the name of the driver until he is formally charge. The victim is recovering from her injuries. Captain...
February 8, 2016 - 6:47pm
24 weeks 15 hours ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said a Coshocton boy is home after being hit by a car last week. 

Nine-year-old Steven Herbert II was struck by a vehicle on February 3.The driver involved in the crash fled the scene. Upon arrival, emergency crews transported Herbert to Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.

Herbert recieved surgery on his right leg and has since then been released from the hospital and is home resting.

An area man is being held in the Coshocton...

November 18, 2015 - 6:19pm
35 weeks 5 days ago

 A hit and run accident left live power lines down on Putnam Ave. Wednesday afternoon.

Patrolman Derek Shilling with the Zanesville Police Department said a white male with a beard was driving a silver SUV northbound on Putnam went left of center off the roadway and struck a utility pole.

After the vehicle struck the support of the pole, causing heavy front end damage, the driver continued northbound on 6th St. across the 6th St. bridge. Police followed a fluid trail all the...

January 9, 2012 - 11:05pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

State Route 40 was shut down Monday night after a semi truck driver brought down power lines.

It happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of US 40 and Sonora Road.

According to Deputy Darrin Bohn with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department, witnesses say the driver of the semi collided with the lines while attempting to turn around. The semi driver fled the scene. Deputy Bohn says they will be using surveillance video from nearby businesses...

April 15, 2011 - 10:27pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

An accident Friday evening sent authorities on the search for the vehicles' driver.

It happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. in the 100-block of Mead Street.

According to Sgt. Chris Phipps with the Zanesville Police Department, a Jeep Grand Cherokee was heading north on Mead at a high rate of speed when it hit a power pole. The crash brought the pole and power lines down on the Jeep. It also caused a transformer on a neighboring street to catch fire.

The ZPD and the...

November 17, 2010 - 7:54pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

A man is injured after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Green Street and Wheeling Avenue.

Patrolman Shane Starkey of the Zanesville Police Department reports that at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, a red pick-up truck was traveling northbound through the intersection and struck a grey pick-up truck traveling eastbound.

He said the driver of the red pick-up truck fled the scene traveling eastbound and was unable to be identified.

The driver of the...

October 4, 2010 - 12:41pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward  for information on a hit and run last month in Heath.

The Heath Police Department reports that around 8:30 p.m. On September 26th a boy on a bicycle was hit by a pick up truck at the intersection of Putnam and Custer.

The boy suffered minor injuries.

Police say the driver of the truck reportedly asked the boy if he was okay and then left the scene.

July 19, 2010 - 6:32pm
6 years 1 week ago

A Crooksville family is still looking for answers about what happened to 18-year-old David Savage Junior. The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that a vehicle struck Savage, who was walking along State Route 93, and continued driving without stopping.

David escaped death once. He was struck by lightning out in his backyard last summer. He was taken by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus for serious burns but survived.

"I thought he was dead the...

July 14, 2010 - 5:30pm
6 years 1 week ago

This morning's tragic hit and run accident in Columbus is raising awareness about the issue of construction zone safety.

The Ohio Department of Transportation has created several new programs to help keep motorists and workers safe.

David Rose, ODOT's Public Information Officer said, "well for ODOT as everyone knows, safety is our top priority, and always has been, especially this year, this year represents the states largest program in it's history, we're currently...

July 14, 2010 - 2:10pm
6 years 1 week ago

A Zanesville construction worker is dead after an early morning hit and run accident on I-70 in Columbus.

25 year old Eric Kirkbride was part of a road repaving crew for Shelly and Sands when he was struck by an SUV around 1:30 Wednesday morning.

Now, the devastated family wants answers.

"Along with the grief, we're just really upset, because we want this person caught, because he was a fun loving young man that had a family, and he didn't deserve this. His family didn...

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