City: Rice, Ohio
County: Sandusky, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 18, 2013
Type of Accident: Truck Accident – 2005 Cadillac / 2012 Freight Truck
A truck crash occurred in Rice, Sandusky, Ohio and resulted in injuries for a 22-year-old man, who was driving a 2005 Cadillac full-size car on May 18, 2013, at approximately 10:23 am. Reports from the Ohio State Highway Patrol is that the man was driving his car east on the Ohio Turnpike at the 88.4 mile post. He allegedly traveled onto the south berm and struck the right rear of a 2012 Freight truck that was being driven by a 37-year-old man, Frank Payton of College Park GA. The car then traveled across all three lanes of travel and off the left side of the roadway where it struck a concrete wall. The injured man was transported by Lifeflight to Mercy St. Vincent before being charged. Madison Towing removed the car.
Those accidents which involved tractor/semi-trailers amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries. In Rice, Sandusky, Ohio whose population was 1,437 in 2011, there were 19 injury crashes, which resulted in 28 injuries. Accidents that were rear-end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. There were 1,219 accidents in 2010 in which drivers were operating the vehicles in an erratic manner which resulted in injuries. Concrete medians that were involved in crashes in Ohio, were 902 in 2011.