32 Y-O Woman Injured at Work Zone in Lake, Ohio

City: Leroy, Ohio
County: Lake, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 11, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2012 Hyundai Elantra / Unknown Truck

A truck crashed at a work zone and caused injuries for a 32 year old woman, Melissa O. Barnwell of Rock Creek, Ohio, in Leroy, Lake, Ohio, on December 11, 2013 at approximately 3:40 pm. Police reports are that the woman was driving a 2012 Hyundai Elantra along with an unknown truck, east on Interstate Route 90. The woman was driving in the right lane and the truck in the left. Another vehicle allegedly struck the concrete barrier, spun across both lanes and drove off the right side of the road. The driver of the truck allegedly attempted to avoid hitting the vehicle by slowing and the trailer struck the Hyundai. It was pushed into the guardrail and off the right side of the roadway. The driver of the truck did not stop. Leroy Fire EMS transported the woman to Tri Point Hospital. Bob’s towed the Hyundai.

In 2010, there were 1,262 injury crashes which were work zone related and 179, which involved construction barricades. In Leroy, Lake, Ohio, whose population was 3,122 in 2012, there were 52 injury crashes, which resulted in 70 injuries. Accidents that occurred on wet roads in 2011 amounted to 18,544. Accidents that were caused by snow on the road and resulted in injuries were 3,326 in Ohio, in 2012. Accidents in which vehicles were sideswiped in the same direction in 2012 were 2,217. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed in 2011 were 4,778 that caused injuries.

If you have been injured in a Concord, Lake or Leroy, Ohio, area accident, please call the Lake County, Ohio, truck accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.