City: Concord, Ohio
County: Lake, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 17, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2008 Volkswagen Jetta / 1999 Sterling Truck
Two vehicles crashed in a work zone and caused injuries to two women, a 37 year old woman of Jefferson, Ohio, and a 65 year old woman of Geneva, Ohio, in Concord, Lake, Ohio, on January 17, 2014 at approximately 5:54 pm. Police reports are that the 37 year old woman was driving a 2008 VW Jetta, while a 23 year old man of Ottawa, IL, Adam J. Lerette, was driving a 1999 Sterling single unit truck, east on Interstate Route 90. The VW allegedly struck the truck in the right front and it rotated and struck the car in the left side. The car then went off the left side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. The elderly woman, Juanita I Stuetzer, was an occupant of the car. Both she and the driver were transported by Concord Squad to Tripoint Hospital. The driver of the VW was charged and Bob’s towed the car.
In 2010 there were 1,262 injury crashes which were work zone related and 179 which involved construction barricades. In Concord, Lake, Ohio, whose population was 15,282 in 2012, there were 11 injury crashes, which resulted in 15 injuries. The drivers who crashed because they made improper lane changes were 3,930 that resulted in injuries. Accidents in which vehicles were sideswiped in the same direction in 2011 were 2,203. Accidents which involved single unit trucks with 2+ axles and 6 tires and resulted in injuries amounted to 1,067 in 2010 in Ohio.
If you’ve been injured in a Concord, Lake or Leroy, Ohio, area accident, please call the Lake County, Ohio, truck accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.