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Complete Richland County, OH accident reports and news.

Accidents in Richland County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Richland County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Richland County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Richland County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a Richland County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Richland County personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Richland County wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Richland County accident lawyer can do to help.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Sun, 11/20/2016 Pedestrian Accident Delbert Shutler, 45, dies when struck by vehicle on Freshley Avenue N.E. in Lexington Township, Ohio
Sat, 03/19/2016 Car Accident Clarence F. Jackson, 79, killed in two-vehicle crash on Ohio 545 in Mansfield, Ohio
Sun, 03/06/2016 Car Accident Christopher Pineda, 22, struck by two vehicles and seriously injured while kneeling on Route 195 in Mansfield, Ohio
Sat, 06/06/2015 Car Accident Karl Kinstle, 72, killed and three people injured in car crash at State Route 13 and State Route 603 near Shelby, Ohio
Mon, 03/02/2015 Car Accident Roger Rush, 44, killed as he was helping other crash victim and was struck by car in on West Fourth Street in Mansfield, OH
Fri, 02/27/2015 Car Accident Katelynn Myers, 25, and James Walker, 39, killed in two-vehicle car crash on State Route 13 and Chesrown Road in Franklin Township, Ohio
Sat, 02/14/2015 Car Accident Edward Howard, 55, killed and Joseph Schramm, 33, injured in car crash on Interstate 71 in Mansfield, Ohio
Sat, 01/03/2015 Truck Accident Craig Potter, 51, fatally struck by pickup as he was checking the damage from a previous accident on icy Route 30 in Mansfield, OH
Thu, 12/11/2014 Car Accident Rhonda Parman, 51, killed in head-on car collision on Possum Run Road in Worthington Township, Richland County, Ohio
Mon, 09/08/2014 Motorcycle Accident Nicholas Cross, 23, dead, car driver hurt after motorcyclist loses control and crashes into stopped minivan in Lexington, OH
Sat, 03/29/2014 Car Accident 2-year-old Lanay Brooks killed in tragic accident in a Walmart parking lot in Ontario, Ohio
Mon, 02/03/2014 Car Accident Todd A. Lietenberger killed after his car leaves roadway and crashes into tree on State Route 13.