2 Injured in Mahoning, OH, Rear End Crash

City: Milton, Ohio
County: Mahoning, Ohio
Date of Accident: October 4, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2004 Pontiac / 2014 GMC

A motorist’s failure to maintain an assured clear distance was allegedly the cause of a crash that occurred in Milton, Mahoning, Ohio that resulted in injuries for a woman and a man, respectively. Police reports are that on October 4, 2013 at approximately 12:10 pm, a 47 year old woman, Vicki L. Ours of Mentor, Ohio, was driving a 2004 Pontiac SUV and stopped in the south lane on State Route 534. She was preparing to turn onto County Route 274. The 20 year old driver of a 2014 GMC pickup was headed south on State Route 534, when he allegedly failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and struck the Pontiac in the rear. The pickup then went off the left side of the roadway and ended up in a private residence. The driver of the Pontiac and an occupant, Nicholas A. Ours 47, were transported by Lane EMS to St. Elizabeth. The youth was charged, Carl’s towed the Pontiac and John’s towed the pickup.

In 2011, Milton, Mahoning, Ohio, whose population was 4,107, suffered a total of 22 injury crashes, with 31, which resulted in injuries. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010, there were 22,261 accidents that involved sport utility vehicles, which resulted in injuries. 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. Accidents which resulted in injuries and involved other fixed objects were at 614 in 2010. Those crashes that involved pickups were 14,518 that caused injuries.

If you’ve been injured in an Austintown, Milton or Goshen, Ohio, area accident, please call the car accident attorneys in Mahoning County, Ohio, at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.