Tractor-Semi Crashes in Ashland, Ohio, and Injures 39 Year Old Man

City: Ruggles, Ohio
County: Ashland, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 1, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2013 Ford Taurus / 2004 KW CCD Tractor

Fireland EMS treated a 39 year old man of Elkart, IN at the scene for injuries he received following a crash that occurred in Ruggles, Ashland, Ohio on May 1, 2013 at approximately 5:53 pm. According to police reports, the man was driving a 2013 Ford Taurus midsize car, north on Federal Highway 250, while a 2004 KW CCD tractor-semi trailer was headed south on the same road, being driven by a 68 year old man, Arlo D. Basinger. The driver of the car allegedly drove left of the center of the roadway and struck the tractor-semi. He was subsequently charged and A & M towed the car.

Those accidents which were attributed to sideswiping in the opposite direction amounted to 1,078 which caused injuries. Ruggles, Ashland, Ohio, had a population of 857 in 2011. They had approximately 6 injury crashes that resulted in 8 injuries. There were 1,541 injury crashes in which drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010. Those accidents which involved tractor/semi trailers amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries. Mid size vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2010 were 42,206 of a total of 161,361 which caused injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Ruggles, Lake or Perry, Ohio, area please call the Ashland County, truck Accident attorneys at Chester Law their home page at 800-218-4243.