City: Elkrun, Ohio
County: Columbiana, Ohio
Date of Accident: August 16, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2008 Pontiac G5
A 27 year old woman of Wellsville, Ohio, was treated at the scene following an accident that occurred and resulted in her being injured in Elkrun, Columbiana, Ohio. Reports from the OHSP are that the woman was driving a 2008 Pontiac G5 compact car, north on State Route 7. She allegedly swerved and tried to avoid striking a deer and the vehicle was driven off the right side of the roadway. It struck a guardrail. The woman was charged with operating her vehicle without reasonable control. Calcutta towed the car.
In Ohio in 2010 accidents that occurred on the roadside amounted to 27,047, of which 8,918 resulted in injuries. In 2011, Elkrun Columbiana, Ohio, had a population of 4,781. They had 21 injury crashes which resulted in 30 injuries. Accidents that involved guardrail ends were 343, while those accidents that involved guardrail faces were 1,207 which resulted in injuries, in the category of first harmful event in unit of error. Of a total of 2,875 accidents which involved swerving to avoid in Ohio in 2010, there were 748 which resulted in injuries.