Tractor-Semi Crash Injures Elderly Man in Pickaway, OH

City: Scioto, Ohio
County: Pickaway, Ohio
Date of Accident: February 12, 2014
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2007 Freight C6T

An elderly man, aged 64 was injured and transported by Scioto Township Fire Department to Berger Hospital, following a crash in which his tractor-semi, struck several objects before overturning. The accident occurred in Scioto, Pickaway, Ohio, on February 12, 2014 at approximately 2:10 pm. Police reported that the man was driving a 2007 Freight C6T tractor Semi, south on State Route 104. He allegedly drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail and ran down an embankment. It struck a ditch, overturned and struck a concrete culvert. It ruptured the tank trailer which caused some of the ethanol that it was transporting to spill into a creek. He was charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control and Pro-tow/Eitel’s towed the vehicle.

Those accidents which involved tractor/semi trailers amounted to 1,875 which resulted in injuries. Scioto, Pickaway, Ohio whose population in 2012 was 9,165 had a total of 31 injury crashes, which resulted in 41 injuries. In Ohio in 2010, accidents, which occurred on shoulder, amounted to 9,141, of which 2,371 resulted in injuries. Vehicles that were involved in accidents, which the drivers failed to control, amounted to 10,478 which caused injuries. Injury crashes that involved culverts in 2011 were 403.

If you’ve been injured in a Darby, Wayne or Scioto, Ohio, area accident, please call the Pickaway County, Ohio, truck accident lawyers at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.