Elderly Man Injured, Charged in Guernsey, Ohio, Rear End Crash

City: Wills, Ohio
County: Guernsey, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 6, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1995 Dodge Caravan / 2007 Pontiac G6

Two elderly people and a 49 year old man sustained injuries in a crash that occurred in Wills, Guernsey, Ohio, on September 6, 2013 at approximately 4:06 pm. According to police reports, a 49 year old man, Brian A. Sharrock of Lore City, Ohio, was driving a 1995 Dodge Caravan minivan at the same time that an elderly man, aged 82 years old, was driving a 2007 Pontiac G6 compact car, east on Federal Highway 40. The driver of the minivan stopped at a stop sign and was allegedly struck by the car from the rear. Both drivers were treated at the scene, while an elderly woman, who was an occupant of the car, 83 year old Dorothy Luce was transported by United Ambulance to SEORMC for injuries she sustained. The elderly man was charged and Lloyd’s towed the Pontiac.

In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, there were 18,889 injury crashes that were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA. Wills, Guernsey, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 1,567 suffered 12 injury crashes, which resulted in 19 injuries. Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes in 2011. Those accidents which were rear end crashes were 22,090 which resulted in injuries of a total of 81,145. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791.

If you’ve been injured in an Alley, Wheeling or Wills, Ohio, area accident, please call the Guernsey County, Ohio, personal injury lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.