City: Margaretta, Ohio
County: Erie, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 10, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier
Traffic halted on Federal Highway 6 in Margaretta, Erie, Ohio, on April 10, 2013 at about 11:06 pm, following an accident that occurred and resulted in injuries for a 43-year-old woman of Sandusky, Ohio, who was later charged with operating her vehicle without reasonable control. Police reports are that the woman was driving a 1997 Chevy Cavalier midsize car, south on Federal Highway 6, when she allegedly drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a mailbox. It was then driven left of center and back off the right side of the roadway, down an embankment and overturned into a field. Margaretta Township EMS transported her to Firelands Hospital. Watt`s towed the car.
Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes last year. Margaretta, Erie, Ohio had a population of 6,289 in 2011, they had 53 injury crashes that resulted in 79 injuries. Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes last year. There were 488 injury crashes which involved mailboxes in 2010. There were 5,213 injury crashes which were as a result of drivers traveling at unsafe speeds in Ohio in 2010. Those accidents, which occurred when the time was wet, amounted to 13,826 injury crashes. The total accidents which occurred in the rain were 25,342 with 6,618 which caused injuries.