Complete Ohio accident reports and news.

Date: 
Thursday, August 14, 2014
State: 
Ohio

A man was killed following a three-vehicle crash in Marion County Thursday afternoon.

Troopers from the Marion post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the crash at about 2:30 p.m. on Pole Lane Road, south of Patten Pike, in Marion Township.

According to troopers say a 2004 Ford Expedition, driven by Sarah El McDonald, 30, of Caledonia, was traveling north on Pole Lane Road behind a 2011 Ford Focus. A the same time, a 1977 BMW R75/7 motorcycle, driven by Alfred T. Deitrich, 69, of Marion, was traveling south on Pole Lane Road.

Date: 
Thursday, August 7, 2014
State: 
Ohio

Authorities have released the identity of a woman who was struck by a train in northern Franklin County early Thursday.

Franklin County Maj. Steve Tucker confirmed the victim's identity as 22-year-old Victoria Muchiri. She was a biology major at The Ohio State University.

Law enforcement officers and medic personnel responded to the railroad tracks located in the area of Park Road and Station Street in Sharon Township at about 1:30 a.m.

The intersection was closed while crews investigated what had led to the crash. It was reopened by 9:45 a.m.

Date: 
Saturday, August 2, 2014
State: 
Ohio

A teenage driver was killed and and two teenage passengers were seriously hurt in a head-on crash in Montville Township around 10:20 p.m. Sunday.

Police said an SUV driven by Jeremy Goodrich traveled left of center and hit the teenager's car on River Styx Road just south of Turnberry Drive.

Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2014
City: 
Quincy, OH
State: 
Ohio

The FAA has been called to Logan County to investigate the crash of an Ultralight plane that killed a man Saturday.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, troopers responded to the report of a plane crash on the Great Miami River, off County Road 63 in Quincy.

Troopers say 31-year-old Eric Giles, of De Graff Ohio, was flying a Quicksilver MX Ultralight plane, approximately 100 feet off the ground, when he lost control and crashed into the river.

Giles was the only occupant of the plane and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
State: 
Ohio

Two people are dead following a three-vehicle crash in Warren County, the Ohio State Highway Patrol has confirmed.

The accident happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection on Township Line Road and State Route 73 in Clearcreek Township.

Officials say Jacqueline Montgomery, driving a red 2005 Hyundai, hit a flat-bed lumber truck after running a stop sign. The collision forced the truck left of center and head on into a minivan traveling in the opposite direction.

Date: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014
State: 
Ohio

An 18-year-old Athens County man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Athens County on Monday.

According the Athens post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at about 7:30 p.m. on state Route 329, north of the Village of Stewart.

Investigators say that Michael Allen Rood, 18, of Stewart, was driving a 1996 Saturn two-door vehicle north on S.R. 329 when he drove off the right side of the road, struck an embankment. The vehicle went airborne and struck a tree, coming to rest on its top.

Date: 
Saturday, July 19, 2014
State: 
Ohio

Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a crash in Pickaway County last weekend.

The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Danny Unger, 43, of Columbus.

The crash occurred on North Court Street in Circleville at about 3:10 p.m. Sunday.

According to deputies, a 2004 Chevy Cavalier was traveling north on North Court Street at a high rate of speed when the vehicle traveled into the middle of the roadway and struck a Norfolk and Southern Bridge abutment head on.

Date: 
Friday, July 18, 2014
State: 
Ohio

GRAFTON TWP., Ohio - A 25-year-old Medina woman was killed overnight after a single vehicle crash in Grafton Township.

Corrine Reid crashed her Jeep Liberty on Cowley Road near Crocker Road, at around 2:02 a.m. Saturday.

Ohio State Highway troopers say Reid lost control of her SUV, causing it to strike a ditch and then overturn.

The 25-year-old was ejected from the vehicle as it struck a utility pole and several trees before coming to a rest on its top.

Reid was transported to the hospital, where she later died.

Date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
State: 
Ohio

As police released new information on the hit and run driver who killed a motorcyclist, the victim’s heartbroken husband shared his story on Friday.

Gayle Jackowski, 58, died Wednesday when the motorcycle she was on was hit by a driver who just kept going.

Her husband of 39 years says she died in his arms, alongside Interstate 70 in Pickerington.

In the peaceful, rolling hills of Belmont County, family isn't just defined by bloodline.

"This is a small, loving community,” said Kim Mercer. "Everybody's family - blood or not."

Date: 
Monday, July 14, 2014
State: 
Ohio

A man is dead after police say he was shot in his car and tried to drive away but hit a house in Springfield Township.

Officials said the car ran into a home in the 10000 block of Sprucehill Drive about 6 p.m. Tuesday.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the car's driver suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

Officers identified the victim as Anthony Hinton, 27.

As police examined the aftermath of the deadly shooting, one mother told WLWT News 5's Jackie Congedo that her 7-year-old son saw it all.

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