City: Middletown, Ohio
County: Warren, Ohio
Date of Accident: August 2, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1994 Chevrolet Silverado / 2013 Dodge Avalon
Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a crash which involved a 1994 Chevy Silverado pickup and a 2013 Dodge Avalon midsize car, this following a collision that occurred on August 2, 2013 at approximately 9:28 pm in Middletown, Warren, Ohio and resulted in injuries for a 50 year old woman, Peggy A. Dorsey of Batavia, OH. Reports are that both vehicles were being driven north on Interstate Route 75, when a tire on the pickup allegedly blew out. The tire traveled across two lanes of traffic and struck the car. The woman who was driving the car, was treated at the scene. An occupant of the car, Shawna M. Dorsey 20, was not hurt. The 33 year old driver of the pickup, Antonio Rivera Cruz was not injured. Sandy’s towed the pickup and Northern’s towed the car.
Those which involved the operation of defective vehicles amounted to 580 injury causing accidents. In 2011, Middletown, Warren, Ohio, whose population was 51,605, suffered a total of 308 injury crashes, with 459, which resulted in injuries. Equipment failure which contributed to accidents amounted to a frequency of 1 or 0.1% of all accidents. Accidents which involved pickup trucks in 2010 were 14,862 which caused injuries. The total accidents which occurred when the roadway was dark and lighted amounted to 10,380 of a total of 43,416 injury causing accidents.