Two Men Injured in Guernsey, OH, Rear End Crash

City: Jackson, Ohio
County: Guernsey, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 7, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Buick Lesabre / 1997 Ford F150

An afternoon crash occurred in Jackson, Guernsey, Ohio, and resulted in injuries for two men, 57 year old Gary E. Newton and a 29 year old man, both of Cambridge, Ohio, who was subsequently charged. On February 7, 2014 at approximately 4:55 pm, police reported that Newton was driving a 2002 Buick Lesabre full size car, north on County Route 457, while a 1997 Ford F150 pickup that was being driven by the younger man backed out onto County Route 457. The driver allegedly failed to yield the right of way to the car and his pickup was struck in the rear by it. Both drivers were treated at the scene and B & B towed the car.

Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2012 were 22,227 of 82,589 in Ohio. Those accidents, which involved full sized vehicles, were 13,554, which caused injuries. Jackson, Guernsey, Ohio whose population in 2012 was 5,399 suffered 28 injury crashes, which resulted in 35 injuries. Accidents, which involved pickup trucks in 2010, were 14,862, which caused injuries. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers’ failure to yield accounted for 12,165 that resulted in injuries.

If you’ve been injured in an Jackson, Wheeling or Wills, Ohio, areas, please call the Guernsey County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4242.