City: Urbana, Ohio
County: Champaign, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 10, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Honda / 2008 Dodge Charger
At approximately 8:30 pm on September 10, 2013, an accident occurred in Urbana, Champaign, Ohio, and resulted in injuries for a 20 year old woman, Megan M. Rogers, who was treated at the scene. Police reports are that a 52 year old man, Douglas L. Smith was driving a 2008 Dodge Charger midsize car, south on S. Kenton Street, approaching the Hill Street intersection. A 23 year old woman was driving a 2003 Honda full size car, west on Hill Street and allegedly ran the stop sign at Hill Street and South Kenton Street. Smith stopped his vehicle and was turning east on Hill Street and collided with the Honda. The driver of the Honda left the scene and was charged. The injured woman, of Degraff, Ohio, was an occupant of the Honda.
Stop signs were a contributing factor in 7,331 injury crashes in Ohio in 2010. Urbana Township, Champaign, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 11,613 suffered 1 injury crash with 3 that resulted in injuries. There were 6,808 accidents that involved vehicles running stop signs in 2011. Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes in 2011, while accidents which were solved in 2010 stood at 2,756 of a total of 12,810 which caused injuries. Angle crashes that caused injuries in 2011 were 20,509. Approximately 10,525 injury crashes occurred when it was dark, on a lighted roadway.
For accidents that occurred in Urbana, Salem or Adams, Ohio, area, please call the Champaign County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law Group Co., at 800-218-4242.