City: Moorefield, Ohio
County: Clark, Ohio
Date of Accident: August 16, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2004 Pontiac GTO / 2008 Pontiac Grand Am
Two young men, 24 year old Wesley B. Dinnen of Springfield, Ohio, and 21 year old Jared W. Easterday sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Moorefield, Clark, Ohio on August 16, 2013 at approximately 12:20 pm. Police reported that two vehicles, a 2004 Pontiac midsize car and a 2008 Pontiac Grand Am midsize car were headed north on Urbana Road, approaching Moorefield Road. Dinnen, who was driving the Pontiac GTO, stopped for the red light at the intersection and was allegedly struck in the rear by the 42 year old driver of the Pontiac Grand Am, who was later charged. Both men were treated at the scene and Dan’s towed the Grand Am.
Those accidents, which involved a traffic signal in 2010, were 14,038, which resulted in injuries. In Moorefield, Williams, Ohio, in 2011, the population was 11,402; there were 52 injury crashes, which resulted in 78 injuries. Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. There were a total of 6,287 injury causing accidents in which the condition of the drivers were unknown. In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, there were 18,889 injury crashes that were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA.
If you’ve been injured in a Harmony, Moorefield, or Bethel, Ohio, area accident, please call the Clarke County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.