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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.