City: Colerain, Ohio
County: Hamilton, Ohio
Date of Accident: October 2, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Lexus E350 / 2008 Honda Pilot.
Two adults and three children sustained injuries in a head on crash that occurred in Colerain, Hamilton, Ohio, on October 2, 2013 at approximately 5:50 pm. Reports from the Colerain Township Police Department are that a 43 year old woman was driving a 2003 Lexus E350 midsize car, east on Kemper Road in the 4400 Block. A 2008 Honda Pilot SUV was being driven by a 42 year old woman, Rachelle Smith, west on the same road. As the two vehicles approached each other, the driver of the Lexus allegedly steered her car left of the center of the road and struck the SUV head on. Both drivers sustained injuries and were transported by Colerain Township and Fairfield EMS to University Hospital. Three children, who were occupants of both vehicles, Laila Sellers 8, Courtney Gilbert 7, and Casey Gilbert 5, were also injured and transported by Colerain Township EMS to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The driver of the Lexus was charged.
Mid-size vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2010 were 42,206 of 161,361, which caused injuries. In 2011, Colerain, Hamilton Ohio whose population was 60,144 suffered 344 injury crashes, with 481, which resulted in injuries. The injury crashes which occurred in 2010 and involved drivers crossing median or centerline amounted to 750. Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010 there were 22,261 for sport utility vehicles which resulted in injuries.
If you were injured in a Greene, Lockland or Colerain, Ohio, area accident, please call the Hamilton County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.