City: Harpersfield, Ohio
County: Ashtabula, Ohio
Date of Accident: August 12, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Chevrolet Prizm / 2004 Dodge
Residents of Harpersfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, were present on the scene of an afternoon crash in which two women, aged 55 and 19 years old sustained injuries on August 12, 2013 at approximately 4:33 pm. Reports from the police are that two vehicles, a 2002 Chevy Prizm compact car and a 2004 Dodge Durango SUV were headed north on State Route 84. The older woman, Pamela J. Pahel slowed her SUV to turn left onto West Street and was allegedly struck in the rear by the Chevy that was being driven by a 30 year old man. The younger woman, Paige Piedman of Geneva, Ohio, who was an occupant of the Chevy was injured as well. Both women were treated at the scene by Northwest Ambulance District.
SUVs in injury crashes were 22,889 that resulted in injuries. In 2011, Harpersfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, whose population was 2,603, suffered 40 injury crashes, which resulted in 57 injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011.