A 27 year old woman sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Munson, Geauga, Ohio, on December 5, 2013 at approximately 6:15 am. According to police reports, a 2008 Jeep Patriot SUV was being driven by the 27 year old woman, Heather R. McGhee of Geauga, Ohio, north on State Route 44 approaching the intersection with Hospital Drive. A 1989 Chevy C150 pickup was being driven by a 65 year old man of Garrettsville, Ohio, west on Hospital Drive. The driver stopped at the stop sign, waiting to turn left onto State Route 44. He allegedly failed to yield from the stop sign and entered the intersection, where his vehicle was struck by the SUV. She was transported by Munson Rescue to Geauga Medical and the elderly man was charged. Fade’s and Hatcher towed the vehicles.
In Munson, Geauga Ohio, in 2012, there were 39 injury crashes which resulted in 60 injuries. The population of Munson in 2012 was 6,450. Accidents that occurred on wet roads in 2011 amounted to 18,544. Angle crashes that caused injuries in 2011 were 20,509. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165. Stop signs can be very dangerous. This is because we are all forced to trust that another will abide by Ohio laws regarding stop signs. In Ohio, as you know, everyone is required to stop fully and completely at every stop sign.
If you have been injured in Burton, Munson, or Parkman, Ohio, area please call the Geauga County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.