Woman/ Elderly Man Injured in Sandusky, OH, Truck Crash

City: Townsend, Ohio
County: Sandusky, Ohio
Date of Accident: January 16, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2007 Ford 3HD / 2007 KW CCD

A truck crash occurred in Townsend, Sandusky, Ohio, on January 16, 2014 at approximately 7:30 pm and resulted in injuries for two people. According to police reports, a 42 year old woman was driving a 2007 Ford 3HD van, towing a trailer west on Interstate 80 in the left lane. A 61 year old man, Michael V. Walth of Marion, SD, was driving a 2007 KW CCD truck, west on the same road in the right lane. The driver of the van allegedly lost control; the vehicle traveled into the right lane and was struck by the truck. The trailer of the van separated and traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. The truck went off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Both drivers were treated at the scene by Townsend Township EMS and the woman charged with operating her vehicle without reasonable control.

In the category of first harmful event of unit in error, there were 98 accidents which involved separation of units and resulted in 10 injuries in 2011. In Townsend, Sandusky, Ohio whose population was 1,670 in 2012, there were 22 injury crashes, which resulted in 35 injuries. Vehicles that were involved in accidents, which the drivers failed to control, amounted to 10,478 which caused injuries. Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011. Those accidents which involved tractor/semi-trailers amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a Riley, Townsend or Rice, Ohio, area accident, please call the Sandusky County, Ohio, truck accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.