City: Columbus, Ohio
County: Franklin, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 5, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1998 Nissan Altima / Pedestrian
A 53-year-old pedestrian sustained injuries and was charged following an accident that occurred in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, on January 5, 2014 at approximately 7:02 pm. CFD Medic 23 transported him to Grant Hospital. Reports from the OSHP are that a 51 year old man, Oumar Fetoh of Columbus, Ohio, was driving a 1998 Nissan Altima midsize car in the left turn lane on East Livingston Avenue at South Hamilton Road and attempted to turn left onto South Hamilton Road. He attempted to turn at a green light, when the pedestrian allegedly walked in front of the vehicle. The pedestrian was cited for being outside the crosswalk and also for being under the influence.
Accidents which were as a result of improper crossing were 483 of a total of 573 which resulted in injuries. In 2011, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, whose population was 711,470, suffered 5,440 injury crashes which resulted in 7,704 injuries in 2012. Those accidents, which involved a traffic signal in 2010, were 14,038, which resulted in injuries. There were 967 pedestrians injured in motor vehicle accidents in 2010 in the category of first harmful event in unit of error. Those accidents in which non-motorists were injured stood at 135.
Car accident victims in Prairie, Columbus or Bexley, Ohio, area, please call the Franklin County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.