City: Coitsville, Ohio
County: Mahoning, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 12, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1996 Suzuki / 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
A motorist’s failure to yield was allegedly the cause of a crash that occurred in Coitsville, Mahoning, Ohio, that resulted in injuries for a woman and a man, respectively. Police reports are that on December 12, 2013 at approximately 5:11 pm, a 34-year-old woman of Youngstown, Ohio, was driving a 1996 Suzuki SUV, west on Federal Highway 422. A 51-year-old woman, also of Youngstown, Ohio, was driving a 2000 Chevy Cavalier compact car, east on the same road. The driver of the SUV attempted to make a left turn into a gas station and was allegedly struck by the car. Both drivers were charged, the driver of the Chevy with failure to use a child restraint. One was treated at the scene, while the man, 53-year-old David Clark, who was an occupant of the Chevy, was transported by Clemente EMS to St. Elizabeth Main. Three other occupants of both vehicles, Diamond Elise Gatewood 9, India Armour 11 and Kaiya Coleman 6, were not injured. Messaro and Bugno’s towed the vehicles.
Crashes that occurred when it was dark not lighted were 479. In 2012, Coitsville, Mahoning, Ohio, whose population was 1,608, suffered a total of 14 injury crashes, with 27, which resulted in injuries. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010, there were 22,261 accidents that involved sport utility vehicles, which resulted in injuries. Head-on collisions, which occurred in Ohio in 2010, amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165 that resulted in injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791.
If you’ve been injured in an Coitsville, Milton or Goshen, Ohio, area accident, please call the car accident lawyers in Mahoning County, Ohio, at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.