City: Portage, Ohio
County: Ottawa, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 19, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Saturn SL / 2002 Buick Lesaber
A car crashed and resulted in injuries for a 75 year old woman of Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio, on State Route 253 in Portage, Ottawa, Ohio at approximately 2:53 pm. Reports from the ODPS are that a 2002 Saturn SL compact car was being driven by the woman, Janet Barnett, north on State Route 53. She attempted to pull out of a private drive and turn south and the 33 year old female driver of a 2002 Buick Lesaber allegedly failed to yield and was struck by the Saturn. The injured woman was transported by North Central EMS to Magruder and Ken’s towed the Buick. The younger woman was charged and Don’s towed the Saturn.
Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved compact cars were 19,214, which caused injuries. Portage, Ottawa, Ohio, had a population of 1,516 in 2011. They had a total of 9 injury crashes of which 16 resulted in injuries. Those accidents, which involved full sized vehicles, were 13,554, which caused injuries. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165, while those, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010.