City: Goshen, Ohio
County: Champaign, Ohio
Date of Accident: August 15, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2000 Pontiac Sunfire / 2003 Honda / 2013 Ford Eclipse
A three vehicle collision occurred and resulted in injuries for 4 people on the Sunday afternoon of August 15, 2013 at approximately 4:13 pm. Reports from the police are that a 26 year old woman was driving a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire compact car west on State Route 29 in Goshen, Champaign, Ohio, and allegedly struck a 2003 Honda SUV that was being driven by 53 year old Curtis R. Hix. He was headed west on the same road as a third vehicle, a 2013 Ford Eclipse SUV was being driven by a 42 year old man, David R. Risko, who was attempting to turn left. The driver of the Ford, who was headed east, struck the Pontiac as it had entered the lane of travel. A third victim, Riley Borden 3, who was an occupant of the Pontiac was also injured. Mechanicsburg EMS transported two to South Vienna, while two were treated at the scene. Street’s towed the Pontiac.
Those accidents, which occurred when the time was wet, amounted to 13,826 injury crashes. Goshen Township, Champaign, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 3,383 suffered 14 injury crashes with 19 that resulted in injuries. SUVs that were involved in injury crashes were 22,889 in 2011. 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. Those, which were rear end crashes, were 22,090 of a total of 81,145, which resulted in injuries.