City: American, Ohio
County: Allen, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 24, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2013 Toyota Corolla / 2002 Chrysler Sebring
A two-vehicle crash occurred and resulted in injuries for two people, 49 year old Michael R. Davies and 29 year old Ashleigh C. Chiles in American, Allen, Ohio, on December 24, 2013. Reports from the OSHP are that two vehicles, a 2013 Toyota Corolla midsize car and a 2002 Chrysler Sebring full size car were headed north on Eastown Road in the right lane. The driver of the Chrysler, a 24 year old man of Wapakoneta, Ohio, allegedly decelerated rapidly for an animal that was in the road. He swerved to avoid hitting the Toyota but overcorrected to the right and struck it on the right side. He was subsequently charged. American Township EMS transported Davis and an occupant of the Chrysler, one to Lima Memorial and the other to St. Rita’s. Miller’s towed the Toyota and Steve’s towed the Chrysler.
American, Allen, Ohio, had a population of 15,516 in 2012; 95 injury crashes occurred and resulted in 130 injuries. Those accidents which involved full sized vehicles were 13,554 which caused injuries. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. Crashes that occurred when it was dark, not lighted were 479 that resulted in injuries.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in the Bath, American or Perry, Ohio, area, please call the Allen County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4242.