Rear End Crash on SR 151 in Harrison, Ohio, Injures 2

City: Rumley, Ohio
County: Harrison, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 18, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1996 Geo / 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

Two people sustained injuries in a crash that occurred in Rumley, Harrison, Ohio, on January 18, 2013 at approximately 7:00 pm. Reports from the OSHP are that a 39 year old man of Scio, Ohio, was driving a 1996 Geo compact car, east on State Route 151, while a 65 year old man, Thomas D. Barnett of Mechanicsville, Ohio, was driving a 2010 Chevy Cobalt compact car in the same direction and on the same road. The driver of the Chevy was stopped at a construction zone. The driver of the Geo allegedly failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and struck the Chevy. Barnett and an occupant of his car, 43 year old Freda Luyester were treated at the scene.

Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, there were 18,889 injury crashes that were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA. Rumley, Harrison, Ohio whose population in 2012 was 1,575 suffered 6 injury crashes, which resulted in 8 injuries. Accidents that involved traffic signals and resulted in injuries were 13,953 in 2011. Crashes that occurred when it was dark, not lighted were 479 that resulted in injuries.

If you have been injured in a Rumley, Green, or Athens accident, please call the Harrison County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.