City: Range, Ohio
County: Madison, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 20, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Chevrolet Silverado
Traffic halted on the afternoon commute on County Route 8 in Range, Madison, Ohio, on July 20, 2013 following a crash that occurred and resulted in injuries for an 18-year-old girl. Reports from the OSHP are that the girl was driving a 2002 Chevy Silverado pickup north on County Route 8 and allegedly failed to maintain control of her vehicle. The pickup traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a pole and a ditch. Sterling Joint EMS transported her to Madison County Hospital after which she was charged with operating her vehicle without reasonable control. She removed the pickup by herself.
Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011. In 2011, Range, Madison, in Ohio had a population of 983, suffered a total of 15 injury crashes, with 18 that resulted in injuries. Accidents, which involved pickup trucks in 2010, were 14,862, which caused injuries. In Ohio in 2010 accidents that occurred on the roadside amounted to 27,047, of which 8,918 resulted in injuries. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed last year were 4, 778 that caused injuries.