Pickup Sideswipes Car, Pole in Portage, OH, Man Injured

City: Brimfield, Ohio
County: Portage, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 10, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2005 Toyota Corolla / 2001 Toyota Tundra

An accident occurred on February 10, 2014 which resulted in injuries for a 49 year old man in Brimfield, Portage, Ohio at approximately 7:31 am. According to police reports, the man was driving a 2001 Toyota Tundra pickup, west on Interstate Route 76 and allegedly lost control of the vehicle. It sideswiped a 2005 Toyota Corolla midsize car that was being driven by a 44 year old man, Brett A. Tipton of Kent, Ohio, and went off the north side of Interstate Route 76 where it struck a pole. The driver of the pickup was treated at the scene and charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control. Miller’s towed the pickup.

Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed in 2011 were 4, 778 that caused injuries. Brimfield, Portage, Ohio, whose population in 2012 was 7,963, suffered 12 injury crashes with 17 that resulted in injuries. Accidents which involved pickup trucks in 2010 were 14,862 which caused injuries. Accidents in which vehicles were sideswiped in the same direction in 2012 were 2,217. Accidents, which saw vehicles striking utility poles, were 2,936 in 2011.

If you’ve been injured in a Brimfield, Suffield or Mantua, Ohio, area accident, please call the Portage County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.