City: Brookville, Ohio
County: Montgomery, Ohio
Date of Accident: October 2, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2007 Honda Odyssey / 1998 Pontiac Grand Am
A rear end crash that caused injuries to three people occurred in Brookville, Montgomery, Ohio, on October 2, 2013 at approximately 4:27 pm. Brookville Police Department reported that a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am midsize car was being driven by a 33 year old man and was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Westbrook Road and Terrace Park Boulevard, headed east to west. A 49 year old man, Gary A. Lauver of Brookville, Ohio, was driving east to west in the same lane. The driver of the Honda allegedly failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and struck the Pontiac in the rear before it was pushed through the intersection. Lauver was treated at the scene, the 33 year old man was taken by Brookville Medic 76 to Miami Valley. Two other occupants, Rachel D. Lauver, 42 was not injured, while a 10 year old boy, Matthew J. Lauver was transported by Brookville Medic to Children’s Medical. The driver of the Pontiac was charged.
Mid size, vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2011 were 41,253 of 158,786, which caused injuries. Brookville, Montgomery, Ohio, had a population of 5,289 in 2011; they suffered 1 injury crash that resulted in 4 injuries. Those, which were rear end crashes, were 22,090 of 81,145, which resulted in injuries. In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, 18,889 injury crashes were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA. Stop signs were a contributing factor in 7,331 injury crashes in Ohio in 2010.
If you’ve been injured in a Butler, Brookville or Dayton, Ohio, area accident, please call the Montgomery County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4242.