City: Tully, Ohio
County: Van Wert, Ohio
Date of Accident: August 19, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1994 Geo Metro / 2006 Tractor-Semi
A driver who failed to maintain an assured clear distance from the vehicle in front of him was allegedly the cause of a crash that occurred in Tully, Van Wert, Ohio that resulted in injuries for a 22-year-old man, Ethan Mezuk of Fort Wayne, Indiana. On August 19, 2013, at approximately 3:58 pm, reports from the police are that the man was driving a 1994 Geo Metro compact car, along with a 2006 Tractor-Semi that was being driven by Marty R. Holbrook of Willard, Ohio, east on Federal Highway 30 near Milepost 8. Mezuk allegedly struck the struck in the rear. Brickner EMS transported him to Van Wert Hospital and Knippens towed the car.
Those accidents which involved tractor/semi-trailers amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries. In Ohio in 2011, Tully, Van Wert, Ohio suffered 10 injury crashes, which resulted in 22 injuries. Tully had a population of 2,119. There were 1,219 accidents in 2010 in which drivers were operating their vehicles in an erratic manner which resulted in injuries. Those which involved rear-end crashes were 22,090 which resulted in injuries of a total of 81,145. In Ohio, in 2010 the total amount of accidents which occurred as a result of drivers’ following too closely/ACDA was 69,454 with 18,934 which resulted in injuries.