Head on Crash Injures 54 Y-O Woman in Belmont, Ohio

City: Somerset, Ohio
County: Belmont, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 22, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2012 Toyota Prius / 2003 Chevrolet S10

An afternoon crash occurred in Somerset, Belmont, Ohio, on January 22, 2014 at approximately 1:40 pm and resulted in injuries for a 54 year old woman, Catherine A. Burkhart of Barnesville, Ohio. She was treated at the scene. Police reports are that the woman was driving a 2012 Toyota Prius compact car, south on Township Route 26. A 25 year old man of Woodsfield, Ohio, was driving a 2003 Chevy S10 pickup, north on the same road. The driver allegedly failed to yield a half of the roadway and struck the car head on. The man was charged, Hissom’s towed the car and Jackson’s towed the pickup.

Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. Somerset, Belmont, Ohio, whose population in 2012 was 1,445; suffered 9 injury crashes, which resulted in 13 injuries. Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes. Those accidents in which there were no controls were 13,475 which resulted in injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. Approximately Accidents that were caused by snow on the road and resulted in injuries were 3,734 in Ohio, in 2011.

If you’ve been injured in a Pultney, Pease or Somerset accident, please call the Belmont County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.