City: Wellington, Ohio
County: Lorain, Ohio
Date of Accident: Mach 19, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2004 Ford Taurus / 1998 Ford Ranger
Central Lorain County EMS in Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, transported a 42-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl to Mercy Oberlin Hospital for injuries they sustained in an accident that occurred on April 19, 2013 at approximately 7:30 am. Reports from the ODPS are that a 42 year old woman, Phaedra Hess of Wellington, Ohio, was driving north on State Route 58 in a 2004 Ford Taurus midsize car, while a 1998 Ford Ranger pickup was being driven by the 17 year old girl and was stopped west on Webster Road at a stop sign. The driver of the pickup allegedly pulled her vehicle out from the stop sign and into the path of the Ford Taurus. The collision was unavoidable, the Taurus struck the pickup and both vehicles rested off the west side of the roadway. Banner towed the Ford and Dunlap’s towed the pickup. The girl was charged.
Those crashes that involved pickups were 14,518 that caused injuries. Wellington, Lorain, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 5,904, suffered a total of 14 injury crashes that resulted in 22 injuries. Those accidents, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010. Accidents, which occurred at dawn, were 1,243 in 2011. Stop signs were a contributing factor in 7,331 injury crashes in Ohio in 2010. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165 that resulted in injuries. Mid size, vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2011 were 41,253 of a total of 158,786, which caused injuries.