Stories tagged with: Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol

September 4, 2014 - 6:51am
29 weeks 3 days ago

A Perry County man remains in critical condition following a crash Wednesday night.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said 30-year-old Johnathon Leach, of Junction City, was traveling east on Marietta Road around 9:15 p.m. when his vehicle traveled off the roadway. Leach lost control and traveled back onto the roadway, where it overturned.

The Patrol said Leach wasn't wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken by...

August 9, 2014 - 8:02pm
33 weeks 13 hours ago

A motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a Junction City man.

The crash occurred around 11:45 a.m. Saturday in Fairfield County.  According to the Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 67-year-old Buryl R. Allison of Junction City was traveling westbound on State Route 188 near the intersection of Royalton Road when his motorcycle traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment, and overturned.  Allison was ejected from the motorcycle and...

July 20, 2014 - 5:34pm
35 weeks 6 days ago

The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Sunday that another OVI checkpoint will soon be in our area.

The checkpoint will be setup sometime this week with the goal of deterring and intercepting impaired drivers. The county where it will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint. The exact location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint. If you plan to consume alcohol, you are always encouraged to designate a driver or make...

July 5, 2014 - 1:56pm
38 weeks 19 hours ago

The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Junction City man early Saturday morning.

According to the Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Mark E. Metzger was traveling southbound on Toll Gate Road right around midnight  when his GMC pickup truck went off the right side of the roadway and lost control.  The vehicle then went back left of center and off the left side of the roadway striking a...

January 19, 2014 - 2:55pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a Sunday morning collision between a train and a pickup truck.

According to the Lancaster Post, at 2:35 a.m., 55-year-old Michael Bringardner was driving northbound on High Street in New Lexington when he failed to stop at a railroad crossing and struck a train. The post said Bringardner was initially transported to Fairfield Medical Center and later transferred to the Ohio State University Medical Center with...

May 31, 2013 - 4:33am
1 year 43 weeks ago

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said one woman was injured following an accident in Perry County.

The accident took place a little after 6 a.m. Thursday morning when 50-year-old Vera Foley of Roseville was driving her 1994 Ford Taurus east on Cemetery Street.

The Patrol said she then traveled across Railroad Street where she struck a guardrail, vaulted down an embankment and impacted the ground near some railroad tracks.

She was ejected from the vehicle. The...

July 17, 2012 - 4:12am
2 years 36 weeks ago

Authorities said a Thornville man died after an altercation.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said it happened Monday around 9 p.m. on Township Road 1066 at Township Road 1064 in Thorn Township in Perry County. 

They said 51-year-old James Foucht, of Thornville, began assaulting a man at a residence off Township Road 1066. That man attempted to flee in his truck.

Foucht held onto the side of the truck in an attempt to continue the assault. He...

April 4, 2012 - 5:45am
2 years 51 weeks ago

A pedestrian walking just north of the Lancaster City Limits was taken by Med-Flight after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday night.

The State Highway Patrol said the accident happened just before 11 o'clock. 33-year-old Brant Megahey of Lancaster was walking in the middle of the eastbound lane along County Road 33A - that's the Lancaster Business Route - when he was struck by driver 59-year-old Patrick Keels of Lancaster.

Megahey is said to be in stable condition but drug...

December 18, 2011 - 5:40pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Icy roadways were the cause of a fatal accident.

According to the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol a one vehicle fatal crash happened Saturday evening at about 5:30 on US 22 just west of West Rushville Road in Richland Township of Fairfield County.

57 year-old Kathy Williams of Lancaster was traveling westbound on US 22 with her passenger, 82-year-old Regina Kessler, when Williams lost control on an icy bridge. The vehicle traveled off the side of the road, struck a...

December 1, 2011 - 10:46am
3 years 16 weeks ago

Four suspects face felony charges after an investigation following a traffic stop.

State Highway Patrol Troopers stopped a vehicle for a headlight violation in Lancaster around 1:30am Wednesday.

During the stop a trooper noticed evidence of a meth lab inside the vehicle. The vehicle's occupants 25-year-old Joshua Lanier of Rockbridge and 32-year-old Angela Ogg of Lancaster led authorities to the Casa Grande Motel where two additional suspects were located.

They are 44-year-...

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