City: Braceville, Ohio
County: Trumbull, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 29, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2008 Dodge Truck / Pedestrian
An 18 year old pedestrian, Stephen R. Vidman of McDonald, Ohio, sustained injuries in a truck crash that occurred in Braceville, Trumbull, Ohio, on July 29, 2013 at approximately 9:45 am. Reports from the OHSP are that a 47 year old man, James P. Mahmet of Milton, Ohio, was driving a 2008 Dodge truck north on State Route 534. The youth was a road worker, who was standing in the north lane with a stop sign. The driver of the truck struck him in the roadway, he was thrown in the air and landed in tall grass off the right side. Metro Lifeflight transported him to Cleveland Metro.
There were 967 pedestrians injured in motor vehicle accidents in 2010 in the category of first harmful event in unit of error. In 2011, Braceville, Trumbull, Ohio, had a population of 2,887; there were 37 injury crashes with 50 that resulted in injuries. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. Accidents which involved single unit trucks with 2+ axles and 6 tires and resulted in injuries amounted to 1,067 in 2010 in Ohio. Accidents that were not a collision of two vehicles in transport were 22,448 that resulted in injuries in 2011.