1 Killed; 2 Injured in SUV/Pickup Head on Crash in Highland, OH

City: Paint, Ohio
County: Highland, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 16, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2005 Ford Eclipse / 1988 Dodge Ram

A head on crash that occurred on Federal Highway 50 in Paint, Highland, Ohio, resulted in fatal injuries for a 55 year old man, Mark T. Hudnell and injuries for two other people; a 69 year old man, George B. Odell and a 67 year old woman, Shirley Odell. Police reports on July 16, 2013 at approximately 2:34 pm, are that the 69 year old man was driving a 2005 Ford Eclipse SUV north on Federal Highway 50. Hudnell was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram Pickup, south on the same road. The pickup was allegedly driven left of the center of the roadway and pushed the SUV off the right side and into a guardrail. The body of the man was transported by Turner Funeral Home to Montgomery County Morgue. The injured were transported by Paint Creek EMS to Highland District Hospital. Wilson and Son towed both vehicles.

Those which involved guardrail ends and resulted in fatalities were 12. Paint, Highland, Ohio, had 8 injury crashes, which resulted in 13 injuries and 0 fatal crashes of 36. Paint had a population of 4,112 in 2011. Accidents, which involved pickup trucks in 2010, were 14,862, which caused injuries. There were 100 fatal crashes in which drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010. Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 123 which resulted in fatalities. Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes.

If you’ve been injured in a Liberty, Jackson, or Paint, Ohio, areas accident, please call the Highland County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.