Car Strikes Utility Pole, 2 Children Injured in Van Wert, Ohio

City: Washington, Ohio
County: Van Wert, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 21, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1993 Mercury

A 42 year old woman of Delphos, Ohio, who was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute and under the influence of alcohol, crashed and caused injuries to two children who were occupants of her vehicle, a 1993 Mercury Tracer midsize car, at the time of the accident. Reports from the police are that she left home and entered the car with her two children, Eliza F. Nunez 13, and Ramon T. Nunez 10. She allegedly struck a utility pole with the car and left the scene. She then drove to the police station and was arrested. Both children were transported by Delphos EMS to Van Wert Hospital.

Accidents in which the drivers were under the influence of drugs, alcohol or medication amounted to 5,173 which resulted in injuries. Washington had a population of 5,228. In Ohio in 2012, Washington, Van Wert, Ohio suffered 8 injury crashes, which resulted in 19 injuries. Drivers who were injured from operating their vehicles in a negligent manner was 1,217 in 2011. Accidents which occurred outside the traffic way amounted to 2,455 which resulted in injuries. Accidents that caused injuries and involved utility poles were 1,619.

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