Car Strikes Embankment Woman/Child Injured in Union, OH

City: Allen, Ohio
County: Union, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 18, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2004 Pontiac Vibe / 1999 Chevrolet

A 28 year old woman and a 9 year old girl, Bryce E. James of Columbus, Ohio, sustained injuries in a crash that occurred in Allen, Union, Ohio, on February 18, 2014 at approximately 1:35 pm. Reports from the OSHP are that the man was driving a 2004 Pontiac Vibe midsize car, east on Federal Highway 33, along with a 1999 Chevy that was being driven by a 28 year old man, Phillip L. Rickman. The driver of the Pontiac allegedly lost control in front of the Chevy and was struck in the front end. The Pontiac then went off the right side of the roadway and down an embankment, off the left side of the roadway and into the median. Both were treated at the scene. A 3 year old girl, Justice C. Allison was not hurt. The driver of the Pontiac was charged and Kirby’s towed the car.

In the category of road condition by crash severity, there were 241 persons who were injured when there was slush on the road in 2011. In 2012, Allen, Union Ohio had 1,518 residents. There were 28 injury crashes, which resulted in 36 injuries. There were approximately 893 accidents that occurred in Ohio in 2011 and involved an embankment. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed in 2012 were 4,031 that caused injuries. Angle crashes that caused injuries in 2011 were 20,509.

If you sustained injuries in a Allen, York or Paris, Ohio, accident, please call the Union County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.