City: Akron, Ohio
County: Summit, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 26, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1997 Oldsmobile / 2006 Chevrolet
A crash occurred in Akron, Summit, Ohio and resulted in injuries for a 22 year old woman, Kadijah Tianetta Watson who was treated at the scene. Police reported that at approximately 11:00 am on April 26, 2013, the woman was driving a 1997 Oldsmobile SUV south on Sherman Street and stopped for the stop sign at East Crosier Street. A 27 year old woman was driving a 2007 Chevy midsize car west on the same road when the driver of the SUV allegedly pulled forward and struck the rear of the Chevy. The driver of the Chevy was charged.
Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. In 2011, Akron, Summit, Ohio, whose population was 217,074, suffered 1,671 injury crashes, which resulted in 2,449 injuries. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165 that resulted in injuries. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010 there were 22,261 for sport utility vehicles which resulted in injuries. There were 6,808 accidents that involved vehicles running stop signs in 2011.