Pickup Strikes Ditch and Overturns, Man Injured in Lorain, Ohio

City: Pittsfield, Ohio
County: Lorain, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 6, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1996 Ford Ranger

A 51 year old man was treated at the scene of an accident that occurred in Pittsfield, Lorain, Ohio, on January 6, 2014 at approximately 9:30 am. Police reports are that a 1996 Ford Ranger pickup was being driven by the man, south on State Route 58, when he allegedly drove the pickup off the right side of the roadway. It struck a ditch and overturned. He was charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control and Bauer towed the vehicle.

There were 48 injury crashes which occurred during severe crosswinds in 2010 in Ohio. Pittsfield, Lorain, Ohio whose population in 2012 was 1,549, suffered a total of 31 injury crashes that resulted in 50 injuries. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed in 2011 were 4, 778 that caused injuries. Accidents, in which the vehicles overturned/rolled over and caused injuries, amounted to 27 in the category of first harmful event in unit of error. There were 1,658 injury crashes that occurred on icy roads in 2011.

If you’ve been injured in an Elyria, Pittsfield or Carlisle, Ohio, area accident, please call the Lorain County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.