Miami, Ohio Crash involves Defective Vehicle; Injures Teen

City: Newberry, Ohio
County: Miami, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 13, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Oldsmobile

16 year old Kimberly R. Young of Covington, Ohio, who was an occupant of a 2002 Oldsmobile midsize car was injured and transported by Covington Rescue EMS to Upper Valley Medical in an accident that occurred in Newberry, Miami, Ohio on Saturday April 13, 2013 at approximately 8:54 pm. Reports from the OSHP are that a 16 year old youth, Lee Marvin Smith Jr. of Piqua, Ohio, was driving the Oldsmobile west on Federal Highway 36, when he allegedly drove off the right side of the roadway because of an unknown vehicle defect. The car struck a utility pole. Dick’s Paint and Body towed the car.

Crashes that occurred when it was dark not lighted were 479. In 2010, Newberry, Miami, Ohio, had a population of 6,490 residents; they suffered 14 injury crashes that resulted in 25 injuries. Mid size vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2010 were 42,206 of a total of 161,361 which caused injuries. Drivers who operated defective vehicles and caused injury crashes were 570 in 2011. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. In Ohio in 2010 accidents that occurred on the roadside amounted to 27,047, of which 8,918 resulted in injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a Newberry, Concord or Monroe, Ohio, area accident, please call the Miami County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4242.