A shocking dashcam video has been released showing an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper apparently not slowing down at all before slamming his cruiser into a motorcycle, seriously injuring the couple who was riding it. The motorcycle accident occurred on Aug. 17 on westbound U.S. 35, but the video was not immediately released because the Greene County prosecutor wanted a grand jury to see it before the public.
Fall is the time of year known for apple picking and hayrides. What could be more fun than going on a hayride on a crisp autumn day surrounded by friends? Unfortunately, when dozens of people were injured on a hayride in Erie County recently, what seemed like a relaxing way to spend an October day ended with a serious accident.
When the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) discovers that employers have failed in their responsibility to ensure the safety of their employees, the agency has the authority to issue citations to the employer and propose measures to protect employees from injury. OSHA also may propose fines, both to help compensate injured workers, and to send employer's the message that workplace safety is of utmost importance.
As this winter's historic blizzard continues to blanket the U.S. with snow, Authorities in many states are having a hard time keeping up with car and truck accidents on U.S. roadways. Local Ohio news reports detail that authorities were very busy recently trying to keep up with accidents on Interstate 75 in northwest Ohio, which was shut down as of yesterday in several spots. Ohio State Highway Patrol expressed that a truck accident left all lanes of southbound I-75 traffic to be blocked just south of Lima. Reports also detailed that another big accident closed a highway north of Lima overnight as well.
Recent local news reports detail that a multi-truck accident in Ohio injured two individuals on Ohio Highway 47. The truck accident occurred on Fort Recovery Road between Sherman Road and Ohio 47 on Wednesday. According to Shelby County Sheriff's Department officers, the truck accident occurred when an older man driving his pickup truck attempted to pull out of a driveway when it veered into the path of a dairy truck. During the collision, both trucks were forced off the road into a field.
According to news reports in Ohio and Pennsylvania, an Ohio truck driver was involved in a major truck accident involving nine tractor trailers and a pick-up truck over the weekend. Reports detail that the multi-vehicle crash occurred around 9:26 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 80 at mile marker 103.4 in Pennsylvania. As a result of the truck accident, the busy westbound roadway was closed for most of the day. Police reported that the truck accident occurred when the truck driver from Ohio jackknifed during whiteout conditions causing the other nine vehicles to collide with his truck and each other. Most of the individuals involved in the crash did not sustain any injuries. Only a few sustained minor injuries.
An 80-year-old woman, from Warren, was severely injured in a truck accident and was flown by helicopter to a Cleveland hospital Thursday after her vehicle collided with a truck entering the roadway from a private drive. The Southington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that the elderly woman was driving south on Austintown Warren Road around 4 p.m. when her vehicle struck a truck backing out of a private drive on the west side of the road. The truck was driven by a 45-year-old truck driver from New Wilmington, Pa.
A 14-year-old Ohio boy was critically injured Monday morning after colliding with a commercial truck while riding a motorized bicycle. The truck accident occurred just before 11:00 a.m. on the 2900 block of Rushland Drive in Kettering, OH.