City: Bratenahl, Ohio
County: Cuyahoga, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 13, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Ford Explorer
A horrific accident occurred and resulted in loss of life for an elderly man, Eugene Thompson of Euclid, Ohio on April 13, 2013 at about 11:46 pm in Bratenahl, Ohio. Reports from the ODPS are that a 2003 Ford Explorer SUV was being driven by the 69-year-old man west in lane 3 of Interstate Route 90. He allegedly veered across two lanes and collided with the median concrete. It overturned and rested on its roof in the number 1 lane. The body was transported by Cleveland Medic 19 to Metro Health. St. Clair towed the SUV.
Bratenahl, Cuyahoga, Ohio, had a population of 1,337 residents in 2011; they suffered 41 fatal crashes that resulted in 61 deaths. In Ohio in 2010, accidents, which occurred and were not a collision of two vehicles in transport amounted to 23,253, which caused injuries and 508, which were fatal. Accidents that occurred in the median amounted to 14 that resulted in fatalities. Accidents in the state of Ohio which occurred on Saturdays which resulted in fatalities were 181 while those which resulted in injuries were at 6,320 for non-incapacitating. Vehicles involved in accidents which the drivers failed to control amounted to 134 which caused fatal injuries.