City: Franklin, Ohio
County: Morrow, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 1, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2000 Mazda MPV / 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Interstate Route 71 in Franklin, Morrow, Ohio, was the scene of a crash that resulted in injuries for three people, a 28 year old woman of Canisteo, NY and a 27 year old man, Randy W. Wills who were treated at the scene. On September 1, 2013 at approximately 5:14 am, police reports are that a 2000 Mazda MPV minivan and a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV were headed north on Interstate71. Wills, who was driving the SUV was stopped in traffic and was allegedly struck from behind by the woman who was driving the minivan. An occupant of the SUV, Whitney T. Wills 25, was also injured and treated at the scene. The driver of the minivan was charged and Mr. Taillight towed both vehicles.
There were 5,213 injury crashes which were as a result of drivers traveling at unsafe speeds in Ohio in 2010. Franklin, Morrow, Ohio, had a population of 1,410 with 26 injury crashes, which resulted in 35 injuries. In 2010 there were 1,262 injury crashes which were work zone related and caused injuries. Those, which were rear end crashes, were 22,090 of a total of 81,145, which resulted in injuries, while those crashes which occurred when it was dark and unlighted amounted to 141 of a total of 968 injury causing accidents.
If you were injured in a Canaan, Franklin or Congress, Ohio, area accident, please call the Morrow County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.