Stories tagged with: Ohio State Highway Patrol

May 10, 2015 - 2:40pm
7 weeks 2 days ago

 An investigation continues into a single vehicle, fatal accident in Licking County. 

According to the Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 9:24 a.m. Sunday. It happened when 81-year-old Richard Rodriguez of Columbus was heading southbound on S.R. 158 in Harrison Township in his 2015 Forest River Motor Home. 

A press release from the State Patrol stated that the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway where it struck a...

May 9, 2015 - 8:18pm
7 weeks 3 days ago

To remember the men in blue who lost their lives protecting the city, the Fraternal Order of Police had its annual memorial service today.

Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz lost his father in the 90's while he was on patrol. Lutz explains what it means to him to on the line each day.

"It's very trying to be a police officer right now whether you're a city police officer, or a deputy sheriff, or a state patrolman. I can't think of a more trying time, and it just goes to...

May 4, 2015 - 3:49am
8 weeks 2 days ago

Top stories for Monday, May 4, 2015:

Phone Scam Alert

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says some area people are getting phone calls saying they have failed to show up for Grand Jury duty and they must pay money to get out of trouble. Sheriff Lutz says his department never solicits money over the phone and the call is a scam.

Man Charged with 7th OVI

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Ohio State Highway...

May 3, 2015 - 4:13pm
8 weeks 2 days ago

 The Ohio State Highway Patrol has charged a man with his 7th OVI. 

According to the Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Scott D. Mautz of Zanesville was arrested at 12:49 a.m. Sunday after being stopped for a traffic violation. The case is being presented to the Muskingum County Prosecutor, pending further charges. 

April 27, 2015 - 5:44pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a one car rollover accident Monday afternoon.

It happened shortly before 3:00 p.m. just east of Chandlersville at the intersection of 146 west and Watson Road. According to the highway patrol, a man in his early 60s was heading east on 146 when he veered off the right side of the road and struck a culvert. That impact caused his Toyota RAV4 to roll onto the passenger side and land upright on the opposite side of Watson Road.

The highway...

April 24, 2015 - 7:18am
9 weeks 5 days ago

Top stories for Friday, April 24, 2015

Fatal Accident

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the State Highway Patrol, one person has died and one person has been critically injured after State Route 60 South Thursday evening. The accident remains under investigation.

Dead Newborn Investigation

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriffs Office is investigating the discovery of a dead newborn baby on Muskingum...

March 28, 2015 - 7:24pm
13 weeks 3 days ago

Shortly before 1 p.m. Saturday Heath Police and Fire Departments responded to a single car injury accident near 1500 Blue Jay Road. 

According to the Heath Police Department, it is possible that all three of the passengers were ejected from the vehicle. The two 25-year-old adults in the car were air lifted to the Ohio State University Hospital and the 8-year-old children was air lifted to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. The names of the injured persons are not being...

March 1, 2015 - 10:30pm
17 weeks 2 days ago

 Icy road conditions are to blame for two separate accidents on Interstate 70 Sunday evening.

The accident occurred in the westbound lanes near the 136 mile marker. We spoke to trooper Drew Untied of the Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol who told us how the cars ended up on the side of the highway.

"This is actually two separate crashes. With the weather we've had today, the berms and especially the left lane have begun to freeze back over. Both drivers...

February 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
18 weeks 11 hours ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highay Patrol is investigating a two car accident that left one on its side.

It happened just after 3:30PM Tuesday afternoon near 2005 Chandlersville Road. Trooper Troy Hale told us how the accident occurred.

"Both vehicles were traveling eastbound on 146. The truck was in the turning lane. The black car was on his right proceeding in the eastbound lane. When he realized he needed to get into the turning lane too, he went over and clipped the truck...

February 17, 2015 - 1:51am
19 weeks 1 day ago

A five car injury accident occurred on eastbound Interstate 70 near mile marker 146 Monday evening.

The call for the accident came at about 9:30. We spoke to Kevin Kelley, Sergeant of the Ohio State Highway Patrol who told us how the crash happened.

"There was a vehicle. It was a full sized passenger van. It was hauling a trailer. It was going westbound on 70 and lost control--what he described as black ice....As he was going across the median, several cars going eastbound...

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