Bicycle Crash Kills 55 Year Old Man in Wood, Ohio
City: Perrysburg, Ohio
County: Wood, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 12, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2005 Bicycle / 2009 Pontiac Vibe
A bicycle crashed and claimed the life of a 55 year old man in Perrysburg, Wood, Ohio, on September 12, 2013 at approximately 3:34 pm. OSHP reported that the man was riding his bicycle, east in the westbound lanes of Roachton Road. A 35 year old man, Nathan W. Kerber of Perrysburg, Ohio, was driving a 2009 Pontiac Vibe compact car, also headed west on Roachton Road. As the car passed the bicycle, the rider allegedly lost control and fell onto the roadway. The Pontiac struck the driver. His body was transported by Lucas County Coroner to Lucas County Morgue. Orr’s Sunoco towed the car.
Accidents which involved bicycles (including pedal cyclists) amounted to 1,758 in 2010 in Ohio, with 16 that resulted in fatalities. In Perrysburg, Wood, Ohio, whose population was 16,945 in 2011, there was 1 fatal crash of 633. Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes in 2011. Accidents in which the drivers were totally ejected were 132 which resulted in fatalities. Accidents in which the vehicles overturned/rolled over and which caused fatalities, amounted to 57 in the category of first harmful event in unit of error.
If you were injured in a Henry, Perrysburg or Troy, Ohio, area accident, please call the Wood County, Ohio, wrongful death attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.