Pickup Strikes Large Tree in Athens, OH, 32 Y-O Man Injured, Charged

City: Lee Twp., Ohio
County: Athens, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 27, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1996 GMC

A 32-year-old man, of McArthur, Ohio, was injured and charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control, following an accident that occurred in Lee Twp., Athens, Ohio, on January 27, 2014 at approximately 10:28 am. According to reports from the OSHP, the man was driving a 1996 GMC SGT pickup, east on Federal Highway 50. He allegedly drove the vehicle off the left side of the roadway where it struck a large tree. Med Flight transported him to Grant Memorial. McDonald’s towed the pickup.

Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed in 2012 were 4,031 that caused injuries. Lee Township, Athens, Ohio, whose population in 2012 was 2,531; suffered 13 injury crashes, which resulted in 13 people being injured. Trees that were involved in injury crashes amounted to 2,731 in 2011. Accidents, which involved pickup trucks in 2010, were 14,862, which caused injuries. Accidents, which occurred when it was cloudy, were 19,791, which resulted in injuries.

If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident in Alexander, Lee Twp., or Canaan, Ohio, areas, please call the Athens County, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4242.