Stories tagged with: Motorcycle Crash

June 26, 2014 - 3:24pm
35 weeks 3 days ago

A head on collision between a green 2000 Saturn heading eastbound and a black 98 Harley Davidson heading westbound happened around 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

The accident occurred on Cannelville Road when Ohio Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Fowler says the driver of the motorcycle and the driver of the Saturn collided.

Trooper Fowler says the driver of the Harley Davidson was taken by Medflight  to a hospital in Columbus while the driver of the Saturn was also taken to a...

November 16, 2013 - 6:30pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

US Route 40 near Hopewell will be closed until further notice, due to a two vehicle accident, just west of Mount Perry Road that occurred around 6:15 Saturday evening.

According to the reports from the police scanner, there are possible serious injuries. No other information is available at this time. WHIZ has a crew responding to scene and will bring you updates and they develop.

Plan to take another route for next several hours to avoid possible delays.

August 6, 2012 - 6:11pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

A motorcycle test drive goes wrong in Perry Township.

State Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Fowler said a man was returning the bike to its owner when he lost control on Hicks Road and crashed into a ditch.

"It appears he was going a little bit too fast around the curve there, and that's what caused him to go off the right side of the road," said Fowler.

The man suffered head trauma and was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.  Fowler said the victim...

June 18, 2012 - 9:03pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

Two Thornville residents were killed Monday evening in a motorcycle crash.

According to the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol, around 5 p.m. 65-year-old Gary Pugh and 66-year-old Ethel Pugh were traveling east on Pleasantville Road in Fairfield County.

Troopers say the Can-Am Spyder they were traveling on went off the right side of the road and overturned, ejecting both riders. The Pughs died at the scene. It is not clear at this time who was driving the vehicle....

June 15, 2012 - 4:37pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

A motorcyclist dies following a crash in South Zanesville.

It happened around noon on Maysville Pike near Coconis Furniture.  South Zanesville Police Chief Eric Finley said a J&R Electric truck collided with a motorcycle that was part of a funeral procession.

"We just talked with the witnesses," said Finley.  "The State Highway Patrol is assisting me with documenting the accident scene.  We'll talk to more witnesses and the other driver....

November 6, 2011 - 3:08pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

One person is hospitalized following a motorcycle crash into the Downtown Motel in Coshocton late Saturday night.

The Sheriff's office says 45-year-old Michael Overly of Caldwell had been driving his motorcycle east on Main Street, drove off the right side of the road in the slight curve just east of 7th Street causing him to go onto the sidewalk and then crashing into the Downtown Motel.

Overly was taken by Medflight to Ohio State Medical Center.

The Sheriff's office says...

May 23, 2011 - 9:15pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

A car versus motorcycle crash sends one person to the hospital.

Troopers with the Zanesville Post say around 8:30 Monday evening at the intersection of North Dietz Road and State Route 146, a motorcycle driving east on 146 collided with a black Honda Civic that was turning west onto 146.

The motorcyclist was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries.

Trooper Eric Williams says this is the second crash the post has dealt with in just one day.

He...

May 10, 2011 - 7:24pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

One man is sent to the hospital following a motorcycle crash on State Route 555.

It happened around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in front of the Lighthouse Inn in South Zanesville. According to Trooper Jeff Fowler with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist on a borrowed Harley Davidson crashed while traveling northbound.

"The motorcycle traveled left-of-center, lost control and the driver laid the bike down," says Fowler.

Fowler says with more...

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