City: Zanesville, Ohio
County: Muskingum, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 16, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2000 Ford Taurus / 1999 Ford F150
An elderly woman was injured in a rear end crash that occurred in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, and resulted in her being injured on May 16, 2013 at approximately 2:31 pm. Reports from the police are that a 2000 Ford Taurus midsize car was being driven by the woman, 82 year old Bernard L. West of Zanesville, Ohio, and stopped for traffic on Adair Avenue at Linden Avenue. A 1999 Ford F150 pickup that was being driven by a 29 year old woman was involved in an accident with a vehicle that was behind it. The Ford was behind the vehicle from the first accident and allegedly struck the car in the rear. The driver of the Ford was charged and the elderly woman was transported by Community Ambulance to Good Samaritan. B & H towed the car.
Those crashes that involved pickups were 14,518 that caused injuries. In Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, whose population was 25,586 in 2011, there were 247 injury crashes, which resulted in 370 injuries. Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, there were 18,889 injury crashes that were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA.