Vehicle Travels Left of Center in Gallia, 18 Y-O Injured

City: Green, Ohio
County: Gallia, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 2, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2005 Chrysler Town & Country / 2005 Toyota Camry

Red’s towing was called in to tow two vehicles that were involved in a crash in Green, Gallia, Ohio, and caused injuries to an 18-year-old youth. On February 2, 2014 at approximately 10:26 am, police reported that a 46-year-old man, Dewey R. Howes of Gallipolis, Ohio, was driving a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country minivan, east on State Route 141. A 2005 Toyota Camry midsize car was being driven by a 49 year old man, Marc A. Shockey, also of Gallipolis, Ohio, west on the same road. The driver of the minivan allegedly drove left of the center of the roadway and struck the car head on. The injured youth, Jacob F. Shockey, was an occupant of the car.

Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes. Green, Gallia, Ohio, whose population in 2012 was 5,514, suffered a total of 33 injury crashes, which resulted in 42 people being injured. In the category of road condition by crash severity, there were 4,452 persons who were injured when there was snow on the road of a total of 24,605. Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. The accident involved a minivan, in Ohio in 2010 there were 8,826 accidents which involved minivans, which resulted in injuries.

If you’ve been injured in Clay, Green or Raccoon, Ohio, please call the Gallia County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4242.