City: Wapakoneta, Ohio
County: Auglaize, Ohio
Date of Accident: October 11, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1972 Chevrolet / 2008 Jeep
A 1972 Chevy full-size car collided with a 2008 Jeep SUV and resulted in injuries for three people, following a crash that occurred in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, on October 11, 2013 at approximately 4:29 pm. Reports from the Wapakoneta Police Department are that the driver of the Chevy, 31 year old Anthony A. Gehrlich was headed east on East Mechanics Street and stopped for the stop sign at the Water Street intersection. He alleged that he turned his vehicle left to go north onto South Water Street. While he was turning, his car was struck in the right rear side by the Jeep SUV that was being driven by 75 year old Ivo J. Kramer of Wapakoneta, Ohio, who failed to stop at the stop sign. His vehicle was spun around because of the impact. An occupant of the Chevy Jennifer L. Norman 35, was also injured. All three were treated at the scene. Kinstles towed both vehicles.
Stop signs can be very dangerous. This is because we are all forced to trust that another will abide by Ohio laws regarding stop signs. Those accidents which involved full sized vehicles were 13,554 which caused injuries. Those accidents, which were angle crashes, were 20,409, which resulted in injuries in 2011. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165, which caused injuries. In 2011 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, the population was 9,474; the residents suffered 23 injury crashes, which resulted in 32 injuries.
If you’ve been injured in a Wapakoneta, Pusheta or Goshen accident, please call the Auglaize County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law Group Co., at 800-218-4243.