1 Killed, 1 Injured in Van Wert, Ohio, Head on Crash

City: Hoaglin, Ohio
County: Van Wert, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 20, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2001 Pontiac Grand Am / 2011 Chevrolet

A driver who allegedly drove her vehicle left of the center of the roadway, was the cause of a head on crash that occurred in Hoaglin, Van Wert, Ohio, and resulted in fatal injuries for herself and injuries for an 18 year old woman, Chelsi Jo Siefker of Van Wert, Ohio. On December 20, 2013 at approximately 7:50 pm, reports from the police are that the woman, 41 year old Shannon L. Sholler of Celina, Ohio, was driving a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am midsize car on Federal Highway 127. The 18 year old woman was driving a 2011 Chevy Cruse midsize car north on the same road. Sholler drove left of the center of the road and struck the Chevy head on in the northbound lane of travel. Van Wert EMS transported the woman to Lucas County Coroner and the girl to Van Wert County Hospital. Parker-Mace towed the Pontiac and 2A’s towed the Chevy.

Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes. In Ohio in 2012, Hoaglin, Van Wert, Ohio suffered 0 fatal crashes of 28 and 7 injury crashes, which resulted in 12 injuries. Hoaglin had a population of 605. Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. Those accidents, which occurred when the time was wet, amounted to 13,826 injury crashes. The total accidents which occurred in the rain were 25,342 with 6,618 which caused injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a Van Wert, Liberty, or York, Ohio, accident, please call the Van Wert County, Ohio wrongful death attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.