1 Woman Killed, 1 Injured in Meigs, OH, Tractor-Semi Crash

City: Chester, Ohio
County: Meigs, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 14, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2000 Nissan XGX / 2003 Peterbilt Truck

A 29 year old woman lost her life in a truck crash that occurred in Chester, Meigs, Ohio, on February 14, 2014 at approximately 9:08 am. Reports from the police are that the woman, Nicole Michelle Hayes of Gallipolis, Ohio, was driving a 2000 Nissan XGX midsize car, north on State Route 7. A 2003 Peterbilt Truck was being driven by a 53 year old man, Roger B. Depoy of Guysville, Ohio, south on State route 7, when his vehicle was allegedly struck by the Nissan car that had driven left of the center of the roadway. The woman was killed and an occupant of her vehicle, 23 year old Lucreshia C. Howard of Pomeroy, Ohio, was taken by Lifeflight to St. Mary’s Hospital. An occupant of the truck, 41 year old Tracey L. Sinclair was not hurt.

Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes. Chester, Meigs, Ohio, had a population of 2,332 in 2012 and had a total of 0 fatal crashes of 29 and 7 injury crashes, which resulted in 9 injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. Those which involved tractor/semi trailers amounted to 77 which resulted in fatalities. Angle crashes that caused injuries in 2011 were 20,509. Mid size, vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2011 were 41,253 of 158,786, which caused injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a Salisbury, Chester or Olive, Ohio, area accident, please call the Meigs County, Ohio, wrongful death attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.