Two Injured in Medina, OH, Mack Truck Crash

City: Harrisville, Ohio
County: Medina, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 1, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1999 Mack Truck / 2005 Ford Windom

An accident that occurred in Harrisville, Medina, Ohio, caused injuries to two people on September 9, 2013 at approximately 4:14 pm. Police reports are that a 71 year old man was driving a 1999 Mack truck south on Township Route 69 and stopped for a stop sign. A 19 year old woman, Samantha Lyn Pankuch was driving a 2005 Ford Windom minivan west on Federal Highway 42. The elderly man allegedly failed to yield the right of way from a stop sign and struck the minivan. The woman was transported by Lodi EMS to Lodi Hospital, while an occupant of her vehicle, 19 year old Cody Ellis Scruggs was transported by University Hospital to Akron City Hospital. The elderly man was charged and Bears towed both vehicles.

Accidents which involved single unit trucks with 2+ axles and 6 tires and resulted in injuries amounted to 1,067 in 2010 in Ohio. Harrisville, Medina, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 4,914, suffered a total of 40 injury crashes, which resulted in 67 persons being injured. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165, while those, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010. The accident involved a minivan, in Ohio in 2010 there were 8,826 accidents which involved minivans, which resulted in injuries. There were 6,808 accidents that involved vehicles running stop signs in 2011.

Harrisville, Granger or Sharon, Ohio, area accident victims, please call the Medina County, Ohio, truck accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.