Stories tagged with: Ohio State Highway Patrol

September 22, 2013 - 10:19pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

An injury accident in Cambridge, happened around 6:10 Sunday morning, involving a commercial vehicle on US 22, injuring the driver.

According to The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Keith Gross, of Springfield Missouri, was traveling eastbound, when he also lost control on a curve, veering to the right side of the road, causing the vehicle to overturn, finally coming to a rest in a field.

Gross was transported to Southeastern Medical Center for treatment for his non-life threatening...

September 21, 2013 - 3:45pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

Two New Lexington teens were seriously injured in a car crash early Saturday morning.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, around 3 am, 16 year old year Trevor Fink was driving a 2004 blue Honda Civic, southbound on State Route 345, north of the city of New Lexington, with his 17 year old passenger Amber Hermey, when he lost control of the vehicle. Authorities say he failed to negotiate a curve, crossing the center line, overcorrected, coming back to his lane and then he...

September 20, 2013 - 2:21am
2 years 10 weeks ago

An OVI checkpoint will take place in Coshocton County this evening...

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Coshocton County Sheriff's Department will perform the checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. this evening on Seventh Street in the City of Coshocton.

The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggresively combat alcohol-related...

September 15, 2013 - 9:37pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

A Coshocton man who was arrested early Sunday morning, is no stranger to jail cells, after being charged six separate times with the same offense.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says, 48 year old, Douglas S. Kirkbride has been charged for the sixth time of operating a vehicle under the influence. Around 3 am, Kirkbride was stopped for a traffic violation in Wayne Township in Muskingum County and was arrested after he appeared to be under the influence. He will appear in Muskingum County...

September 10, 2013 - 4:50am
2 years 11 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal accident this morning. The patrol said a motorcycle and a concrete truck collided on State Route 60 at Airyview Drive just after 5a.m. One person was pronounced dead. The road will be closed until the scene can be cleared. No further details have been released at this time.

August 28, 2013 - 3:32pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, summertime and summer holiday's are the peak season for accidents, speeding and drunk driving. This Labor Day weekend, drivers will see an increased presence of troopers.

"We try to have at least 80% of our people out over the holiday weekends in the summer time," said Sgt. Chuck Merryman. "Such as Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day weekend. We also have overtime that we post for our troopers to even increase our presence...

August 15, 2013 - 8:23am
2 years 15 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Thursday that an OVI checkpoint will be held in both Licking and Fairfield counties Friday evening. The checkpoints, funded by federal grant funds, are planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

According to Sgt. Mark Leach of the Granville Patrol Post, provisional data shows there were 413 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 436 people were killed last year in Ohio. State troopers make an average of 25,000 OVI arrests each year, in an...

July 1, 2013 - 11:33am
2 years 21 weeks ago

With the holiday quickly approaching more people are expected to be traveling on major interstates and highways.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says that they are prepared for the influx of people.

"So what we've done is posted some overtime for our guys to come out and work those two days Wednesday and Thursday. It will be high visibility and strict enforcement, " said Sargeant, Clark Felix.

Last year during the Fourth of July holiday there...

June 26, 2013 - 3:04am
2 years 22 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that a portion of Interstate in Guernsey County has now reopened. The closure affected the right lane of Interstate 77 southbound in Guernsey County between mile markers 56 and 58 and was caused by high water.




June 21, 2013 - 7:34pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol says about $338,000 worth of pills seized in southwest Ohio marks the patrol's largest prescription pill seizure to date and led to the arrest of a Michigan man.

Troopers say they seized more than 17,000 pills, including drugs such as Oxycodone and Methadone, after a traffic stop Thursday in Montgomery County.

Troopers had stopped a sport utility vehicle after receiving reports of reckless driving on Interstate 75 near Vandalia.


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