Tractor Semi Crash Injures 31 Y-O Man in Perry OH

City: Thorn, Ohio
County: Perry, Ohio
Date of Accident: October 8, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2007 Volvo / 2009 Ford F150

A tractor semi crashed in Thorn, Perry, Ohio, on October 8, 2013 at approximately 3:25 pm and resulted in injuries for a 31 year old man, Kyle S. Kaufman of Thornville, Ohio, police reported. The reports further stated that a 39 year old man was driving a 2007 Volvo tractor-semi, registered to RDP Foodservice, following a 2009 Ford F150 that was being driven by Kaufman, west on State Route 13. The pickup slowed to make a right turn onto Township Route 37. The driver of the tractor-semi allegedly failed to stop in time and struck the pickup in the rear. It was spun around and pushed back into a ditch. The injured man was transported by Somerset Reading Township EMS to Good Samaritan. Craig’s towed the pickup.

Rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 that resulted in injuries. In Thorn, Perry, Ohio, in 2011 there were 29 injury crashes with 40 that resulted in injuries. The population of Thorn then, was 3,765. 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. Those crashes that involved pickups were 14,518 that caused injuries. Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011.

If you’ve been injured in a Thorn, Jackson or Pike, Ohio, area accident, please call the Perry County, Ohio, truck accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.