City: Goshen, Ohio
County: Tuscarawas, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 31, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2008 Dodge Truck / 2005 Chevrolet Aveo
A 73 year old man was treated at the scene of a crash that occurred in Goshen, Tuscarawas, Ohio, on July 31, 2013 at approximately 10:15 am. Reports from the OSHP are that the elderly man, Donald E. Huff of Dennison, Ohio, was driving a 2003 Buick Lesaber midsize car west on Federal Highway 20 in the right lane. A 55 year old man of Uhrichsville, Ohio was driving a 2005 Chevy Aveo compact car west on the same road, also in the right lane. The driver of the Chevy allegedly failed to stop and struck the Buick. Both cars pulled onto the right berm. A 72 year old woman, Judith A. Huff 72, was not injured. Performance towed the Chevy and the driver was charged.
Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. In Goshen, Tuscarawas, Ohio, whose population was 5,285 in 2011, there were 63 injury crashes, which resulted in 86 injuries. Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes in 2011. Rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 that resulted in injuries. Accidents, which occurred when it was cloudy, were 19,791, which resulted in injuries. Mid size, vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2011 were 41,253 of 158,786, which caused injuries.