City: Fayette, Ohio
County: Lawrence, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 13, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2011 Ford / 2013 Toyota Highlander
A 44-year-old man sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Fayette, Lawrence, Ohio, on December 13, 2013 at approximately 8:30 am. Police reports are that a 2011 Ford van and a 2013 Toyota Highlander SUV were headed west on Federal Highway 52 and stopped for a traffic light. The light turned green and traffic started to move. The man, Nelson Stuart Starcher of Orma, WV, who was the driver of the Ford van, slowed because of other traffic, while the driver of the SUV, a 49-year-old woman of Wayne, WV, allegedly failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and struck it. Lawrence County EMS transported the man to St. Mary’s Hospital. She was subsequently charged.
The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010, there were 22,261 for sport utility vehicles, which resulted in injuries. Fayette, Lawrence, Ohio, whose population in 2012 was 9,169, suffered 93 injury crashes, which resulted in 143 injuries. Approximately 29,168 minivans were involved in injury crashes in 2012. In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, there were 19,191 injury crashes that were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA. Rear end crashes in 2012 were 22,227 that resulted in injuries.
If you’ve been injured in a Rome, Fayette or Windsor, Ohio, area accident, please call the Lawrence County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4242.