Stories tagged with: State Highway Patrol

October 6, 2011 - 11:37am
3 years 38 weeks ago

A Greenwood Avenue family woke up early Thursday morning when a truck crashed into their front porch.

The State Highway Patrol said just before 4a.m. Trooper Roe from the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol clocked a red truck traveling west on Interstate 70 at 105mph.

Trooper Roe attempted to pull over the vehicle but it failed to stop, taking the Norwich exit onto US 22. Stop sticks were used as the vehicle approached the Zanesville Patrol Post and one of the vehicle's...

October 6, 2011 - 4:49am
3 years 38 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a car that hit a house in the 11-hundred block of Greenwood Avenue Thursday morning.

The accident took place just before 4a.m. While the State Highway Patrol can't release much information at this time, scanner traffic indicated they were looking for the driver of the vehicle and believe he may have injuries sustained from hitting the windshield.

At this time there are poles and wires down in this area. The State Highway Patrol is...

September 20, 2011 - 4:49am
3 years 40 weeks ago

An interstate semi accident is causing headaches for motorists and authorities Tuesday morning.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that one lane of I-70 west in Guernsey County is closed between Old Washington and Quaker City due to a vehicle crash.

The State Highway Patrol said that a semi went through a guardrail, leaving the trailer on the highway while the cab went over an embankment.

It's estimated the lane will reopen by 6pm Tuesday evening. Motorists should...

September 19, 2011 - 9:27pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

An accident Monday evening in Zanesville sends a vehicle flipping over an embankment, just missing the railroad tracks below.

According to State Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Fowler it happened at about 7 o'clock when a Jeep driven by 47 year-old Tina Tucker of Dresden failed to stop at the intersection of Military Road and Linden Avenue. 34 year-old Christopher Crook of Zanesville was driving north on Linden Avenue when he was forced to swerve, causing him to topple over the embankment...

September 16, 2011 - 5:06am
3 years 41 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol has released the location of a sobriety checkpoint taking place in Coshocton County.

Officials said the checkpoint will be held from 10pm Friday until 2am Saturday on US 36 near milepost 20 which is between State Route 83 and the Wal-mart.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

Along with the checkpoint the patrol will also have nearby saturation patrols to combat alcohol...

August 31, 2011 - 6:47am
3 years 43 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a Wednesday morning accident on the Interstate.

The Licking County Post of the State Highway Patrol said the accident between a van and a semi took place around 6:14 Wednesday morning on Interstate 70 west near the Newark/Thornville exit.

Dispatchers said while crews work to clear the scene traffic will remain contained to one lane. Injuries are unknown at this time.

August 26, 2011 - 11:04am
3 years 44 weeks ago

The Highway Patrol will be looking for drunk drivers Friday night during a sobriety checkpoint in Muskingum County.

The checkpoint will take place on US 22 just south of Wal-Mart in Newton Township. The checkpoint, funded by federal grants is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.. If stopped prepare to produce your license, registration and proof of insurance.

"There shouldn't be much of a wait at all. Depending on the traffic volume, we don't stop every car that...

August 26, 2011 - 4:52am
3 years 44 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol will hold an OVI checkpoint in Muskingum County Friday night.

The checkpoint will take place between 10pm-2am on US 22 near mile post 7 in Newton Township.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

The checkpoint is held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol related injury and fatal crashes.

August 18, 2011 - 5:07pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

The highway patrol had its hands full with back to back accidents on U.S. 40 Thursday afternoon.

Trooper Todd Henry said at about 2:30 Loren Lobell was headed East in a Dodge Caravan when he attempted to make a left turn hitting West Bound Leanne Ballinger's Pontiac Bonaville. About 10 minutes later Trooper Henry said another two car accident took place at that same location.

"It is kind of rare," said Henry. "People get distracted looking at what...

August 12, 2011 - 11:28am
3 years 46 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol announced Friday the location of an OVI checkpoint in Fairfield County.

The checkpoint will be held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. on State Route 204 just east of State Route 37 in Fairfield County.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.

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