Stories tagged with: State Highway Patrol

December 8, 2015 - 3:04pm
9 weeks 4 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is partnering with the New Concord Police Department in the fight against hunger in the local community.

The officers will host a food drive at Riesbeck's in New Concord this Friday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sergeant Melanie Appleman with the State Highway Patrol said it's her first time getting involved with a program like this one and she hopes to build a stronger relationship with the community she serves everyday.

"We like to do things in...

November 19, 2015 - 4:52pm
12 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is releasing more information from Thursday morning's fatal accident on Interstate 70 in Zanesville.

Around 1:20 Thursday morning, 57-year-old Stanley E. Brooks of Mobile, Alabama was westbound on I-70 near mile marker 153 when his 2009 Freightliner semi-truck went off the right side of the roadway and struck the guardrail.  

The state patrol said the vehicle then re-entered the roadway and became disabled.  That's when 50...

October 27, 2015 - 4:23pm
15 weeks 4 days ago

An accident involving a tanker truck carrying milk is causing traffic delays on Interstate 70 East in Cambridge.

The State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened around 12:15 p.m Tuesday.

Authorities say Jamison Blackmore of Goshen, Indiana was driving his tractor-trailer southbound on I-77 and was attempting to merge onto I-70 East.

Troopers say Blackmore's truck then overturned due to driving too fast around the curve.

Blackmore was taken to Southeastern Med...

September 1, 2015 - 12:56pm
23 weeks 4 days ago

Crews responded to the Philo-Duncan Falls bridge after an ATV accident this morning.  

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the male driver headed east on the bridge's sidewalk into Duncan Falls. The man's cousin, Dee Webb identified the driver as Steven Looney. 

After making it halfway across the bridge on the south side sidewalk, the state patrol said Looney hit the guard rail of the sidewalk causing the ATV to bounce and lock onto a pillar of the bridge....

August 26, 2015 - 3:56pm
24 weeks 3 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident on Interstate 70 just past the 40 West exit.

The Patrol reports that the accident , which occurred just before 4 p.m. Wednesday, involved a Semi and an SUV.

Traffic was at a standstill for nearly an hour.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

June 25, 2015 - 6:17am
33 weeks 2 days ago

 The State Highway Patrol said they'll hold an OVI checkpoint Friday evening. 

The federally funded checkpoint will take place in Fairfield County. The exact location will be announced Friday morning. 

Based on provisional data the State Patrol said there were 271 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 297 people were killed last year. The Commander of the Lancaster Post Lt. S.E. Caplinger said that each year troopers make an average of 25,000 OVI arrests.

June 22, 2015 - 3:25pm
33 weeks 5 days ago

Authorities say a semi truck hauling milk crashed on Interstate 77 near Caldwell Monday morning claiming the life of the driver.

The State Highway Patrol reports that 62-year-old Gary Ford of Beverly was driving southbound just before 7:00 a.m when his semi went off the right side of the roadway, struck the guard rail and overturned.

Ford was trapped in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say milk spilled into a nearby creek as a result...

June 21, 2015 - 5:22pm
33 weeks 5 days ago

The Duncan Falls Fire Chief said his house shifted an inch or two after a car collided with it Sunday afternoon.

The incident began when a Chevy Cruise headed north bound on State Route 60 struck a white Jeep Cherokee that failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Mill street and State Route 60.

The collision caused the Jeep to veer left and strike the home of Wayne Township Fire Chief Donald Alexander. The Cruise came to a stop in front of the home. Alexander...

May 8, 2015 - 6:55pm
40 weeks 1 day ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Friday in Licking County.

It happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. on State Route 16 in Granville Township.  According to the patrol, James B. Loats, 46, of Granville was traveling eastbound on State Route 16 in a 2003 Ford Taurus.  His vehicle then traveled left of center and struck a 2014 Mack truck driven by 57-year-old David C. Edwards of Somerset.

Edwards was uninjured, but Loats was pronounced...

April 23, 2015 - 9:37pm
42 weeks 1 day ago

One woman is dead, and a man is critically injured after being hit while riding their bicycles Thursday evening.

It happened around 5:10 p.m. on State Route 60 South near Shelly and Sands. According to Sgt. Kevin Kelley of the State Highway Patrol, a van being driven by 66-year-old Marjeane B. Hammer of Blue Rock was heading north on 60 when she went off the right side of the roadway slamming into the back of the two cyclists who were also heading north.

One of the cyclists, 42-...

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