Stories tagged with: Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol

August 14, 2011 - 12:13pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

 One person is dead after a crash early Sunday morning in Muskingum County.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says it happened near milepost 3 on SR 60 around 3:00 a.m. 

Troopers say the driver, 60-year-old  Ricky Kirby of Malta and 63-year-old John Jones of Zanesville were heading south on SR 60 when their car went off the side of the road, hit a guardrail, and then overturned ejecting Kirby and killing him.

Jones was taken...

June 30, 2011 - 5:31pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

The upcoming holiday weekend officially starts at midnight Friday and local law enforcement want to remind residents if you drink, you drive, you lose.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol will be increasing patrol units and putting in overtime this weekend as many celebrate their fourth of July festivities, which will most likely include alcohol. Troopers say the fourth is one of the busiest holidays for them and remind residents to use common sense.

"So if you'...

March 30, 2011 - 6:08pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

A Zanesville man will serve two years in prison for charges stemming from a high-speed chase.

According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a trooper attempted to pull 25-year-old Harold Small Junior over on Interstate 70 near the Adamsville exit on August 24, 2010.

Small did not stop his motorcycle and led officers from the Patrol, Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department on a high-speed chase throughout Muskingum County. Troopers...

January 26, 2011 - 12:36pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol says a 79-year-old woman was killed and another person was injured in a two vehicle accident this morning in Zanesville. It happened just before 8:30 at the intersection of Dresden and Richey Roads. Troopers says 21-year-old Michael Wells of Zanesville was driving south on Dresden in a pick-up truck and 79-year-old Mary Corder, also of Zanesville was traveling east on Richey in an SUV. Troopers say the Corder vehicle attempted to make a left turn onto Dresden...

December 27, 2010 - 1:52pm
5 years 22 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman reported missing Monday morning is found dead in the Licking River.

Zanesville Police Captain Miller said the family of 50-year-old Mary Knipe reported her missing to Zanesville Police around 4am when the Dialysis Center called and said she failed to show for her 2am appointment.

A call of a wrecked minivan in the Licking River off Licking Road was reported about 20 minutes later to the State Highway Patrol.

"It was partially submerged and over an...

December 2, 2010 - 10:50pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

A two car accident shut down part of State Route 719 Thursday evening and sent two to the hospital.

Trooper Todd Henry from the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says a green Saturn was stopped for a red light around 5:15 at the intersection of 719 and June Parkway in South Zanesville when a red Cavalier failed to stop.

The accident closed two lanes of 719 for about 20 minutes while crews worked to clear the roadway.

Upon clearing, traffic was detoured around...

September 8, 2010 - 2:32pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

A Zanesville man pleads not-guilty to charges related to a high-speed chase.

24-year-old Harold Small Junior appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday and pled not-guilty to a felony charge of failure-to-comply and two misdeameanor charges of driving under suspension and having no motorcycle endorsement.

According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, on August 24 a trooper attempted to pull Small over as he exited Interstate 70 eastbound near...

September 3, 2010 - 6:46pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

A woman is taken by Med-Flight to Ohio State University Medical Center after an accident on State Route 16. According to Trooper Aaron Reiner with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, the accident happened shortly after 5 p.m just after the State Route 146 exit. The car went off the right side of S.R. 16, rolled, and came to a rest on its roof. Trooper Reiner says there were no passengers in the vehicle. Frazeysburg Fire Department says crews were searching for the woman's four...

July 13, 2010 - 5:11pm
5 years 46 weeks ago

Authorities say slick roads led to an injury accident Tuesday in Washington Township.

It happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Boggs Road and Lovers Lane. According to Trooper Stephen Williams with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a red Ford Contour went left-of-center and hit the driver's side of a blue GMC Jimmy.

Williams says road conditions and speed were a factor in the crash.

"On roads like this, slow steady rain, the roadways are soaked,...

July 9, 2010 - 4:07pm
5 years 46 weeks ago

The rain caused an accident Friday afternoon in Wayne Township.

It happened around 2:30 on North Dietz Lane. According to Trooper Stephen Williams with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a red Toyota Corolla hydroplaned and hit a Green Valley Co-op feed truck.

Williams says the Toyota struck the hydrolic tank on the truck causing a spill. County workers were called in to clean up the scene, because it was causing the road to become extremely slippery.

No one...

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