Stories tagged with: Motorcycle

February 15, 2015 - 8:27pm
23 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Trail Riders held the 2015 Indoor Motorcycle Swap Meet and Bike Show Today.

Motorcycle lovers headed to the Muskingum County Fair Grounds for the event. With an entry fee of $5 people got access to some of the newest motorcycles, along with parts and accessories. If they looked carefully they may have even found some hidden treasures.

"I think a lot of people come out, they said they're coming and finding a lot of the parts that they've been looking for to...

June 9, 2014 - 3:53pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

In less than a month authorities have investigated two fatal motorcycle accidents in Muskingum County and a local expert is giving some life saving tips at a crucial time.

According to the Director of Trauma at Genesis Hospital , David Davis motorcycle accidents occur due to a variety of reasons including drinking, awareness and experience.

" Younger riders are more at risk," said Davis. The largest study of motorcycles in the Hope Report notes that that younger riders...

May 24, 2014 - 9:41am
1 year 9 weeks ago

 The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 6:35 p.m. Friday evening on Sugar Grove Road in Fairfield County.

According to the Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Brandon R. Clary of Westerville was traveling northbound on Sugar Grove Road on a 2001 Honda CB 600 motorcycle with his passenger, 43-year-old Cheri L. Lutz of Zanesville.  The motorcycle went left of center around a curve striking a Ford Explorer...

May 18, 2014 - 6:38pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

With the sunshine and mild temperatures, several motorcyclists were out today. Two motorcycle accidents occurred locally.

Earlier this morning, a two vehicle accident occurred at 369 Main St. in Duncan Falls. The driver of the car, 31 year old John Mahon of Philo was stopped, waiting to turn into a private drive. The driver of the motorcycle, 64 year old Ronald Mercer failed to stop and struck the rear of the vehicle. He was ejected from his bike. He was transported to Genesis.Trooper...

May 12, 2014 - 2:15pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz is releasing more details from a fatal accident Sunday night.

The Muskingum County Sheriffs Department received a call just after 8pm concerning an accident on Frazeysburg Rd. in the 9200 block near Fulton Lane. The driver, 27 year old Jayjuan Sherrell, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, 19 year old Mariah Swingle suffered serious injures.

"She was transported by the Dresden Emergency Squad into Genesis. They were going to...

April 7, 2014 - 4:24pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

With the weather finally beginning to warm up, the State Highway Patrol is urging drivers to watch out for motorcyclists on county roads.

Lt. Matt Boyd says last year in Muskingum County there were 42 motorcycle crashes and of that number five were fatalities. He says some of these accidents can be prevented by looking out for riders.

" People traveling in cars need to pay attention to motorcycles. It seems as though they don't get the recognition or respect on the roadway....

September 1, 2013 - 4:55pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

At approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday morning the Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated a single vehicle crash that occurred on US-22 just west of Amanda Northern Road, in Fairfield County.

James O. Bigerton, 45 of Carroll, Ohio was traveling westbound in 2007 Honda motorcycle when the patrol says he drove off of the roadway and overturned.

At approximately 6:00 a.m a passerby observed the crash and called 911. The Amanda Fire Department along...

August 3, 2013 - 9:53am
1 year 51 weeks ago

On Friday night around 9 p.m. the Coshocton County Sheriff's office received a call in reference to a motorcycle accident with injuries on Linton Twp Rd. 121.

Timothy Yoder, 46 of Tuscarawas County was driving south bound on TR 121 when he says he swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle. Yoder lost control and suffered minor injuries. He was sent to Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. His passenger Melissa Dickson, 50 of Belmont County was flown from the scene by Med-Flight to...

May 25, 2013 - 2:00pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

According to the Newark Division of Police, Newark police and fire responded to a crash on the SR 79 northbound ramp at 9:11 p.m. Friday evening.

Captain Craig Riley said in a statement that Richard Mitchell, 56, of Newark was driving northbound on SR 79 attempting to exit SR 16 westbound when Mitchell lost control of his Kawasaki motorcycle and crashed into a guardrail and lamppost.

Mitchell went off the right side of the roadway and was pronounced dead at the...

May 23, 2013 - 6:27pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The Rushing Wind Biker Church's Biker Fest is coming up June 7-9. The annual event was started 11 years ago as a way to bring the community, local clubs and ministries together.

"It's a weekend where we invite all of the bikers and surrounding community to come and be a part of a great weekend of guest speakers and some great music," said Michael McGuire, Pastor at Rushing Wind Biker Church.

There will be bikers riding into Zanesville from Kentucky, the Carolinas,...

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