City: Scipio, Ohio
County: Seneca, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 23, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer / 2001 Ford Windom
On the evening of April 23, 2013 in Scipio, Seneca, Ohio, an accident occurred that resulted in injuries for two men, a 19 year old youth of Republic, Ohio and a 37 year old man of Tiffin, Ohio, who were treated at the scene. Reports from the ODPS are that the young man was driving a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer SUV, and stopped at the intersection of County Route 43 and Township Road 106. The older man, Kenneth E. Butler was driving a 2001 Ford Windom minivan east on Township Route 106. The youth allegedly failed to yield from the stop sign and was struck by the minivan. The SUV continued on and drove off the left side of the roadway and struck a phone box and a utility pole. The youth was charged. Peacock’s towed the SUV and John’s towed the minivan.
In Ohio in 2010, the frequency of accidents which occurred and involved other fixed objects was 16 or 2.1%. Scipio, Seneca, Ohio, whose population in 2011 was 1,831, suffered a total of 13 injury crashes, which resulted in 19 injuries. SUVs in injury crashes were 22,889 in 2011. Accidents that caused injuries and involved utility poles were 1,619. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165, while those, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010.