Speeding VW Strikes Embankment in Muskingum, OH; 1 Injured

City: Licking, Ohio
County: Muskingum, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 14, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1973 Volkswagen Bug

Traffic came to a halt on the afternoon commute on County Route 408 in Vandalia, Muskingum, Ohio, on December 13, 2013 at approximately 4:00 pm, following a crash that occurred and resulted in injuries for a 48-year-old man. Reports from the OSHP are that the man, Todd N. Trauntvein of Johnstown, Ohio, was driving a VW bug, north on County Route 408, when he allegedly drove the vehicle off the right side of the roadway. It struck an embankment and overturned. Frazeysburg EMS transported him to Genesis Good Samaritan and Jones’s towed the car.

In Ohio in 2010 accidents that occurred on the roadside amounted to 27,047, of which 8,918 resulted in injuries. In Licking, Muskingum, Ohio, whose population was 2,248 in 2012, there were 15 injury crashes, which resulted in 19 injuries. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speeds in 2011 were 4, 778 that caused injuries. Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011.

If you’ve been injured in a Licking, Wayne or Union, Ohio, area accident, please call the Muskingum County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.