City: Polk Township, Ohio
County: Crawford, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 11, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2007 Pontiac Grand Am / 1999 Chevrolet Malibu
Two men, one aged 58 and the other 68, sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Polk Township, Crawford, Ohio, on April 11, 2013 at approximately 8:03 am. Reports from the ODPS are that a 2007 Pontiac Grand Am midsize car was headed south on State Route 309 at Township Route 8, when it allegedly struck a 1999 Chevy Malibu midsize car that had also been traveling south on the same road and had stopped to turn east onto Township Route 8. The 58 year old man, who was the driver of the Pontiac was transported by Galion Fire EMS to Galion County Hospital then charged, while the other man was treated at the scene. Fair Price towed the Pontiac and West Side towed the Chevy.
Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. In Polk Township, Coshocton, Ohio, in 2011, the population was 2,334; there were 8 injury crashes, which resulted in 10 injuries. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. Mid size, vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2011 were 41,253 of 158,786, which caused injuries.