City: Liberty, Ohio
County: Hancock, Ohio
Date of Accident: October 3, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Ford F250 / 1994 Honda Civic.
Ohio State Highway Patrol was on the scene of a crash that closed Federal Highway 68 in Liberty, Hancock, Ohio and resulted in injuries for a 64 year old man of Carey, Ohio. Reports are that on October 3, 2013 at approximately 4:30 pm the elderly man was driving a 1994 Honda Civic compact car south on Federal Highway 68, while a 19 year old youth was driving a 2002 Ford F250 pickup north on the same road. The driver of the pickup allegedly drove off the left side of the road and struck the median ditch. The vehicle entered the opposite lanes of travel and struck the Honda head on. The youth was charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control. The elderly man was transported by Hancock County EMS to Blanchard Valley. Lowery’s towed the pickup and Dick’s towed the car. An occupant of the pickup, 23 year old Dakota E. Dunn was not injured.
Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. In 2011, Liberty, Hancock had a population of 6,469. They had 38 injury crashes, which resulted in 52 injuries. In Ohio in 2010, there were approximately 628 accidents which occurred in the median. There were 5,213 injury crashes, which were because of drivers traveling at unsafe speeds in Ohio in 2010. The injury crashes which occurred in 2010 and involved drivers crossing median or centerline amounted to 750. Those accidents, which occurred when the time was wet, amounted to 13,826 injury crashes.
Accidents that occur in Liberty, Arcadia or Union, Ohio, areas please call the Hancock County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.