5 Y-O Girl Injured in Fulton, OH, Truck Crash

City: Wauseon, Ohio
County: Fulton, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 6, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2007 Peterbilt Truck / 2007 Ford Fusion

A truck crash occurred on December 6, 2013 at approximately 4:35 pm and resulted in injuries for a 5-year-old girl, who was an occupant of a 2007 Ford Fusion compact car in Wauseon, Fulton, Ohio. Police reported that a 2007 Peterbilt truck was parked behind the Ford, as it would be turning left when the traffic was clear. The driver of the Ford, 61-year-old Deborah J. King of Michigan City, MI, began to turn when she allegedly stopped for a white van. The 52-year-old male driver of the truck also began to drive and failed to see the car had stopped. He attempted to turn right to avoid striking the car with his vehicle, but still hit it. He was charged. Wauseon EMS transported the girl to Fulton County Health Center.

Those accidents, which involved tractor/semi trailers, amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries. In 2012, Wauseon, Fulton Ohio, whose population was 7,091, had 29 injury accidents, which resulted in 42 people being injured. 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, which were rear end crashes, were 22,090 of a total of 81,145, which resulted in injuries. Accidents that involved traffic signals and resulted in injuries were 13,953 in 2011.

If you’ve been injured in Wauseon, York or Delta, Ohio, area, please call the Fulton County, Ohio, truck accident attorneys at Chester Law Group Co., at 800-218-4243