Stories tagged with: State Highway Patrol

August 11, 2011 - 9:40pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

Two almost simultaneous rollover crashes in Duncan Falls tied up troopers and traffic Thursday evening.

Around 5 p.m. troopers were called to the corner of State Route 60 and Millers Lane for a three-car-accident. According to the State Highway Patrol, 62-year-old Judy Hooper of Duncan Falls was stopped in a Chevy HHR on Water Street and 48-year-old Tammy Reed of Duncan Falls was stopped in a Nissan Rogue on Millers Lane.

Troopers say 72-year-old Jean Dill of...

August 10, 2011 - 8:59am
3 years 50 weeks ago

Muskingum and surrounding counties saw a slight drop in the number of fatalities this year compared to last year.

A map posted on the State Highway Patrol's website shows that Muskingum County had seven fewer fatalities than last year. Perry County also saw a drop with four less fatalities. Guernsey County saw three less fatal crashes. Noble and Coshocton Counties were both down only one fatality than last year and Morgan and Licking Counties were unchanged.

Cuyahoga County has...

July 27, 2011 - 4:52pm
4 years 18 hours ago

A man charged in connection with a fatal accident in Muskingum County this past spring appeared in court Wednesday for an arraignment hearing.
 

27-year-old Darnell Harris of Columbus went before Common Pleas Court Judge Kelly Cottrill where he pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle while under the influence.


The State Highway Patrol reports that in April  Harris was driving on U.S. 40 in Falls Township when he...

July 5, 2011 - 5:10pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports less drunk driving arrests this Fourth of July.

Trooper Stephen Williams of the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says locally they had around 600 stops, 400 of which were for speeding and other offenses. 75 were seatbelt violations, and only 5 were DUI arrests.

"Zero is, in today's society, is unrealistic." said Trooper Williams. "But 5, that's a low number.

Trooper Williams says they had only two crash-related...

June 8, 2011 - 8:00am
4 years 7 weeks ago

An accident leads to a break in the case of a missing Muskingum County teen.

According to the Muskingum County Sheriff's logs, the State Highway Patrol was investigating an accident around 10:00p.m. in Marietta Tuesday night involving 16-year-old Austin Rogers.

Rogers has been missing since June 3rd from the Avondale Youth Center.

The Highway Patrol said the teen was disoriented and had burns on his body. He was flown to Ohio State University Medical Center for treatment....

May 31, 2011 - 5:21pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Memorial Day weekend has come to and end and the numbers are in.
 

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol was out in full force over the holiday weekend. State Trooper, Stephen Williams said, more than 600 stops were made, and about 400 of those were given citations. No serious injuries took place, but 3 minor injuries occurred, all of which involved a motorcycle.
 

"The fact that we didn't have any serious injury crashes, or any fatal...

May 20, 2011 - 1:32pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

Troopers with the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol will be on the lookout for impaired drivers Friday night.

Patrol Commander Lt. Nakia Hendrix says an OVI check point will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on State Route 821 in Olive Township in Noble County.
 

He says the checkpoint which is funded by federal grants is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.
 

Lt. Hendrix says the checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with...

May 17, 2011 - 7:55pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

Crews spend several hours Tuesday trying to clean up after a semi-truck rollover accident.

According to the State Highway Patrol, Tony Chevalier was driving a semi eastbound in the 9700-block of Marietta Road in New Lexington when he crashed around 4:45 p.m.

"I think he was going too fast down this hill and just kind of lost control and went of the right side," says Trooper Kari Riebesell, Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol.

Trooper Riebesell says...

March 4, 2011 - 5:39pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is increasing its efforts to enforce safety on the roadways and prevent drunk driving.

Reports show that last year there were 13,919 OVI related crashes on Ohio roadways, killing 397 people and injuring an additional 8,517. Sergeant Clark Felix said these numbers are unacceptable and need to be reduced.

"It's not just our problem, it's everyone's problem, everybody needs to talk to their friends if they're having parties at home or just family...

February 17, 2011 - 6:33pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is taken by Med-Flight to a Columbus hospital after crashing his vehicle on U.S. 22 in Newton Township.
 

The accident happened around 3 p.m. Thursday.
 

Trooper Steven Williams with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Jeffrey Dunwoody was travelling east on U.S. 22 near State Route 345 when his car veered off the right side of the road.
 

Williams say Dunwoody overcorrected and then went off the...

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