Car Strikes Bus in Paulding, OH, 17 Year Old Youth Injured

City: Latty, Ohio
County: Paulding, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 24, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Saturn SL / 2004 Bluebird Bus

A 17 year old youth was injured when a 2002 Saturn SL midsize car was being driven on Federal Highway 127 and allegedly struck a 2004 Bluebird Bus that was headed north on the same road. Reports from the police are that on January 24, 2014 at approximately 9:40 am, the driver of the Saturn, a 17 year old youth of Defiance, Ohio, allegedly drove left of the center of the roadway, struck the bus and went into a field. The injured man, who was the driver of the Saturn, was transported by Scott EMS to Van Wert County Hospital. The bus driver, Vicky L. Etzler 45 and two occupants, Addie L. Etzler 11 and Trevor Speice 11, were not injured. Oxbow towed the car and Gideon’s towed the Bus. The youth was charged.

Those accidents in which vehicles were sideswiped in opposite directions were 1,044 that caused injuries in 2011. In Latty, Paulding, Ohio, in 2012, the population was 1,026; there were 3 injury crashes that resulted in 8 injuries. Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes. The injury crashes which occurred in 2010 and involved drivers crossing median or centerline amounted to 750. There were 99 injury crashes which involved other bus in 2010 which resulted in injuries.

If you have injuries that you received in Benton, Latty or Jackson, Ohio, please call the Paulding County, Ohio, Truck accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.