Stories tagged with: Ohio State Highway Patrol

May 1, 2013 - 9:49pm
50 weeks 3 days ago

One person was taken by med-flight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus after a head on collision near 4480 State Route 37 in Perry County Wednesday evening.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Aaron Vollmer, right before 6 p.m.., a young male driver operating a gold Chrysler sedan was driving east on 37, when he was stung by a bee, causing him to drive left of center, striking a Jeep Liberty traveling west head on.

"The young man driving the Chrysler, wasn't...

April 29, 2013 - 5:50pm
50 weeks 6 days ago

The State Highway Patrol responded around 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon to the scene of the three vehicle accident on State Route 146, just past Northpointe Drive causing a huge backup of traffic driving westbound.

"A silver Nissan was rear ended by a silver Ford SUV. After the silver SUV rear ended the first car, that vehicle was in turn rear ended by a maroon Buick.," said Trooper Fowler.

Trooper Fowler says there were two people in the Buick, two people in the Ford and...

April 28, 2013 - 12:22pm
51 weeks 6 hours ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle crash that happened Saturday night in Salt Lick Township.

Troopers from the Lancaster Patrol Post in Perry County responded to a call at 7:14 p.m. from a driver reporting an accident.

According to the OSHP, Michael R. Starlin, 53, of Zanesville was driving westbound on SR-155 on his Harley Davidson when he lost control of his motorcycle. Starlin traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a pole, ejecting...

April 9, 2013 - 9:29pm
1 year 1 week ago

A dump truck rolled over late this afternoon, pinning the driver.

The accident occurred around 5 p-m on Pleasant Valley Road. The driver, Jerry Swingle, 80-years-old of Zanesville was traveling north on Pleasant Valley Road towards State Route 146 when the front right tire blew. the ford truck traveled off the right side of the road, struck a culvert and landed in a large ditch, pinning Swingle.

Lieutenant Andrew Jones, from National Trails Fire Department said, "Well, first...

March 11, 2013 - 5:23pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is giving safety tips for young drivers and their parents to keep in mind as the warm weather comes our way. The Zanesville post says serious injury and fatal crashes in the past two years involving young drivers have been on the rise and that distracted driving is a huge contributing factor for those crashes.
 

"They need to base speed limits, wear their safety belts, do not drink and drive or use drugs and drive of course. Make sure...

January 12, 2013 - 2:43pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Five teens were injured in an accident near dresden this morning.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident that took place on Airy View Drive around 11 a-m. The 17 year old driver and four occupants, two sixteen year olds and two fifteen year olds were all taken to Good Samaritan Hospital.

Troopers say the Mazda Tribute was traveling north on Airy View then drove off the right side of the road struck two fence posts, a tree and then overturned...

December 17, 2012 - 12:49pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Multiple people were sent to the hospital Monday morning, as the result of a three-vehicle accident.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said it happened around 8:30 Monday morning on State Route 60 North in the area of McGlade School Road. Trooper Mike Forshey said a blue pickup truck and a tan SUV were headed southbound, while a green SUV was heading north.

"The green SUV lost control, in the area behind where the lower fire...

November 20, 2012 - 6:50pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

If you're planning on traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday expect to see an increase in law enforcement on the roadways.

43.6 million Americans are expected to drive at least 50 miles over the course of the holiday, which means the State Highway Patrol will be sending extra units out looking for impaired drivers. The Patrol reports that last year in Ohio seventeen people were killed over the Thanksgiving holiday, and 30% of those deaths were alcohol related.

"Buzzed...

October 21, 2012 - 9:16pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

A rollover accident on I-70 shut down traffic for hours Sunday afternoon.

The crash occurred just after 2 p.m. in the westbound lane near mile marker 162. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says driver Timothy Hayslip from West Jefferson, Ohio lost control of his truck and camper while attempting to pass a semi.

"Witnesses stated that the camper started moving back and forth, the power unit in the camper traveled off the left side of the roadway, the camper struck the...

October 2, 2012 - 10:22pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is on the search for a man believed to be behind a string of robberies near Coshocton.

Sheriff's Lieutenant Dean Hettinger said 34-year old Paul Smith of Coshocton is wanted in connection with several daytime home burglaries in Keene Township.

Hettinger said while searching some property, deputies believed Smith was hiding in a house trailer, which lead to the man hunt.

"We did what we call a reverse 9-1-1 or Redhawk, to let the...

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