Rear End Truck Crash Injures 51 Y-O Man in Lucas, OH

City: Providence, Ohio
County: Lucas, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 5, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2008 Freight Truck / 2013 Ford Eprise

A 51 year old man, Gary Alan Shephard of Wayne, IN., sustained injuries in a crash that occurred in Providence, Licking, Ohio, on February 5, 2014 at approximately 1:33 pm. Reports from the police are that a 2008 Freight truck was being driven by a 47 year old man of Laual Fabreville QC, east on Federal Highway 24 at the same time as a 2013 Ford Eprise SUV that was being driven by Shephard, on the same road. The driver of the SUV slowed and was allegedly struck from the rear by the truck, which drove to the side and rested. The injured man was treated at the scene and the truck driver charged.

Providence, Lucas, Ohio whose population in 2012 was 3,454 suffered 22 injury crashes that resulted in 33 people being injured. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 19,191 in 2012. Rear end crashes in 2012 were 22,227 that resulted in injuries. Those accidents, which involved tractor/semi trailers, amounted to 1,875, which resulted in injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791.

If you’ve been injured in a Swanton, Providence or Spencer, Ohio, area accident, please call the truck accident lawyers in Lucas County, Ohio, at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4242.