City: Colebrook, Ohio
County: Ashtabula, Ohio
Date of Accident: November 6, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier / 2008 Chevrolet HDT
A rear end truck crash occurred in Colebrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, and resulted in injuries for a 20 year old man, who was treated at the scene on November 6, 2013 at approximately 8:30 am. Reports from the police are that the man was driving a 2005 Chevy Cavalier midsize car north on State Route 11 in the left lane, along with a 2008 Chevy HDT truck that was being driven by a 52 year old man of Youngstown, Ohio, William J. Racki. The truck was in the right lane, but the driver of the car allegedly moved his vehicle into the right lane and struck the truck in the rear. The younger man was charged and both vehicles were towed privately.
There were 56 injury crashes in 2010 which involved truck/trailers. In 2012, Colebrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, whose population was 887, suffered 11 injury crashes, which resulted in 24 injuries. Mid-size vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2010 were 42,206 of a total of 161,361 which caused injuries. Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791.
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident in Colebrook, Dorset or Jefferson, Ohio, areas, please call the Ashtabula County truck accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.