Pickup Strikes Tree, Embankment in Gallia, OH, 14 Y-O Girl Injured

City: Clay, Ohio
County: Gallia, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 16, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor vehicle Accident – 1999 Ford F350

Red’s towing was called in to tow a 1999 Ford F350 pickup that was involved in a crash, which caused injuries to a 14 year old girl, Candace McNeal of Gallipolis in Clay, Gallia, Ohio. On September 16, 2013 at approximately 7:15 am, according to police reports, a 16 year old youth was driving the pickup north on County Route 92. He allegedly drove off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, went off the left side and struck two trees and a creek embankment before it overturned. The young girl, who was an occupant of the pickup, was treated at the scene. He was charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control.

There were approximately 893 accidents that occurred in Ohio in 2011 and involved an embankment. Clay, Gallia, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 1,877, suffered a total of 13 injury crashes, which resulted in 19 persons being injured. Trees that were involved in accidents amounted to 2,731 in 2011. Those accidents, which occurred when the time was wet, amounted to 13,826 injury crashes. The total accidents which occurred in the rain were 25,342 with 6,618 which caused injuries. Vehicles that were involved in accidents, which the drivers failed to control, amounted to 10,478 which caused injuries.

If you’ve been injured in Clay, Green or Morgan, Ohio, please call the Gallia County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.