SUV Strikes Objects in Morgan, OH, 18 Y-O Youth Injured

City: Malta, Ohio
County: Morgan, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 20, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2001 Chevrolet Trailblazer

An 18 year old youth sustained injuries in an early morning crash that occurred in Malta, Morgan, Ohio, on February 20, 2014 at approximately 8:30 am. Police reports are that the youth was driving a 2001 Chevy Trailblazer SUV, north on County Route 2. The vehicle allegedly went off the right side of the roadway, struck a utility pole, a concrete barrier and a culvert. It went airborne and landed on the embankment of a small creek and overturned into the creek bed. M & M Squad transported the youth to Genesis and he was charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control. Brock’s towed the SUV.

Malta, Morgan, Ohio, had a population of 1,964 residents in 2012. They suffered 3 injury crashes that resulted in 3 injuries. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed in 2012 were 4,031 that caused injuries. The accident involved a SUV; in Ohio in 2010, there were 22,261 accidents that involved sport utility vehicles, which resulted in injuries. Injury crashes that involved culverts in 2011 were 403. In Ohio in 2010 accidents that occurred on the roadside amounted to 27,047, of which 8,918 resulted in injuries. Accidents that caused injuries and involved utility poles were 1,619.

If you’ve been injured in York, Center or Malta, Ohio, area, please call the Morgan County, Ohio, car accident attorneys at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.