40 Y-O Woman Sustained Injuries in Ashland, Ohio, Crash.
40-year-old Heather Koenig, of Ashland, Ohio, sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident on State Route 511 in that County on July 2, 2014, at approximately 7:28 pm. Reports from the OSHP are that a 20-year-old man of Danville, Ohio, was driving a 2003 Pontiac midsize car in front of a 2014 Ford F250 pickup that was being driven by 39-year-old Richard Keonig, south on State Route 511. The pickup passed the car in a passing zone. When the pickup re-entered the lane of travel, it was allegedly struck in the rear by the car. The youth was charged, while the woman, who was an occupant was injured. She was treated at the scene and two children who were also occupants, 6-year-old Zoeleigh Koenig, and 3-year-old Zoe Koenig was not injured.
Rear-end collisions are some of the most common types of motor vehicle accidents we see in our practice. One of the most important things someone who has been hurt in an accident can protect themselves is to seek timely medical treatment. Often symptoms of injury can appear days after the accident. Seeking prompt medical treatment will not only serve to protect the health of an accident victim; it will also help to ensure that proof of any injury is documented.
ACDA Crashes that occurred in Ohio were 18,685 in 2013. Those that were attributed to wet conditions were 13,880. Accidents that occurred in the rain and caused injuries were 7,072 and rear-end crashes amounted to 21,105 of 75,440 in Ohio, in 2013. Orange, Ashland, Ohio, had a population of 2,276 in 2013, there were 12 injury crashes, which resulted in 13 injuries. Crashes that involved pickups were 13,545 and midsize cars were 38,614 that resulted in injuries at that time. 2013 saw a major reduction from 2012 which, in comparison, was significantly more for each category.