SUV Strikes Culvert, Overturns Causing Injuries to 21 Y-O Man

City: Waterford, Ohio
County: Washington, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 21, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer

A 2002 Chevy Trailblazer SUV that was being driven by a 21 year old man who was headed south on State Route 60 crashed and resulted in injuries for him on December 21, 2013 at approximately 6:50 am. According to police reports, the driver allegedly fell asleep and the SUV veered off the left side of the roadway, where it struck a metal culvert end and a concrete culvert before it overturned. He was transported by Beverly EMS to Marietta Memorial and charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control. Gary’s towed the SUV.

Injury crashes that involved culverts in 2011 were 403. Waterford, Washington, Ohio whose population in 2012 was 3,708 suffered a total of 12 injury crashes, which resulted in 18 people being injured. Accidents that were caused by improper lane change in 2011 were 3,930 of 18,992. There were approximately 893 accidents that occurred in Ohio in 2011 and involved an embankment. SUVs that were involved in injury crashes were 22,889 in 2011. Crashes that occurred when it was dark, not lighted were 479 that resulted in injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a Washington, Ludlow or Belpre, Ohio area accident, please call the Washington County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.