Toyota/Tractor-Semi Crash Injures Elderly Man in Knox, OH

City: Morris, Ohio
County: Knox, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 3, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Toyota Corolla / 2007 Peterbilt Truck

State Route 3 in Morris, Knox, Ohio, was the scene of a crash, which resulted in injuries for an 85 year old man of Millersburg, Ohio. Reports from the OSHP are that on September 3, 2013 at approximately 11:30 am, a 2003 Toyota Corolla midsize car and a 2007 Peterbilt Truck were headed south on State Route 3. The driver of the Toyota, 85 year old Loren Hershberger slowed to make a turn and his car was allegedly struck by the 53 year old male driver of the Peterbilt truck. The injured man was taken to Knox Community Hospital by Mount Vernon EMS. The other driver was charged and Johnny’s towed the Toyota.

Those accidents which involved tractor/semi-trailers amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries. In Morris, Knox, Ohio, in 2011 there were a total of 1,998 residents. There were 17 injury crashes, which resulted in 25 injuries. Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. . 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. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved compact cars were 19,214 that caused injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a College, Union or Morris, Ohio, area accident, please call the Knox County, Ohio, truck accident attorneys at Chester Law Group Co., at 800-218-4243.