49 Year Old Man Injured in Benton, Paulding Head On Crash

City: Benton, Ohio
County: Paulding, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 20, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2000 Honda Accord / 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

A 49 year old man was injured when A 2000 Honda Accord was being driven on State Route 49 and allegedly struck a 2004 Chevy Malibu midsize car that was headed south on the same road. Reports from the police are that on December 20, 2013 at approximately 10:55 pm, the driver of the Honda, a 32 year old man of Payne, Ohio, crossed the centerline and struck the Chevy head on. The injured man, who was the driver of the Chevy, Michael S. Lassiter of Van Wert, Ohio, was transported by Payne EMS to Van Wert County Hospital and the younger man was charged.

Drivers who were injured from operating their vehicles in a negligent manner was 1,217 in 2011. In Benton, Paulding, Ohio, in 2012, the population was 1,035; there were 5 injury crashes that resulted in 11 injuries. Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. Accidents that occurred on wet roads in 2011 amounted to 18,544. Crashes that occurred when it was dark, not lighted were 479 that resulted in injuries. Accidents that occurred in the rain and resulted in injuries were 10,944 in 2011.

If you have injuries that you received in Benton, Payne or Jackson, Ohio, please call the Paulding County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.