Van/SUV Rear End Crash in Summit, OH Injures 21 Y-O Man

City: Akron, Ohio
County: Summit, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 10, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2007 Chevrolet / 1999 Ford Explorer

A morning crash in Akron, Summit, Ohio, occurred and resulted in injuries for a 21 year old man, Erik L. Thornton, who was treated at the scene. Reports from the OSHP are that on September 10, 2013 at approximately 9:00 am, a 2007 Chevy van was being driven on Copley Road in Akron, Summit, Ohio, with a 1999 Ford Explorer SUV in front of it. The young man who was the driver of the Chevy van, allegedly rear ended the Ford SUV that was being driven by a 21 year old man who was later charged. ST. towed the SUV.

Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. 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. In 2011, Akron, Summit, Ohio, whose population was 217,074, suffered 1,671 injury crashes, which resulted in 2,449 injuries. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010 there were 22,261 for sport utility vehicles which resulted in injuries. The amount of vans that were involved in crashes that caused injuries were 2,083.

If you were hurt in an Akron, Boston or Fairlawn, Ohio, area accident, please call the Summit County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.