16 Year Old Girl / Elderly Man Injured in Summit, Ohio, Crash

City: Copley, Ohio
County: Summit, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 17, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Landrover Freelander / 2012 Ford F250

A 16 year old girl and an elderly man sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Copley, Summit, Ohio, on December 17, 2013 at approximately 11:31 am. Police reports are that a 2003 Landrover Freelander SUV was being driven by the girl, west on State Route 18, making a left turn onto South Medina Line Road. A 2012 Ford F250 pickup was being driven by a 77 year old man, Earnest L. Swan and headed east on State Route 18. The driver of the SUV allegedly failed to yield when she was turning left and was struck by the pickup. The SUV rolled onto its side and went off the south side of the roadway, while the pickup went off the south side also and struck a sign. Both drivers were transported by Copley Township EMS. The girl was taken to Children’s hospital and the man to Akron General. Exurb towed the SUV and Heidi’s towed the pickup.

Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165, while those, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010. In 2012, Copley, Summit, Ohio, whose population was 13,641, suffered 74 injury crashes, which resulted in 102 injuries. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010 there were 22,261 for sport utility vehicles which resulted in injuries. Those accidents, which involved a traffic signal in 2010, were 14,038, which resulted in injuries. In the category of first harmful event in unit of error, there were 11 fatal crashes that involved traffic signpost of 1993 in 2011.

If you were hurt in an Akron, Boston or Copley, Ohio, area accident, please call the Summit County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.