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Complete Stark County, OH accident reports and news.

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

In Stark 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 Stark 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 Stark 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 Stark County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Stark 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 Stark 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 Stark County accident lawyer can do to help.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 06/22/2016 Car Accident Three injured in two-car crash on Lincoln Way in Massillon, Ohio
Tue, 05/03/2016 Car Accident Kory C. Spooner, 23, killed in rollover crash on U.S. 30 in Paris Township, Ohio
Sat, 01/30/2016 Car Accident Megan K. Dicko, 29, dies, Joe Mardis, 72, treated for minor injuries in two-car crash on SR 183 in Paris Township, Ohio
Sat, 05/30/2015 Car Accident Michael Yaromich, 15, and David Lowky, 19, killed, and Samuel J. Liakhovitch, 19, injured in single-vehicle car crash into trees off of State Street in Lake Township, Ohio
Thu, 01/15/2015 Car Accident Alvin E. Graves, 78, killed Lexington Township, Ohio
Sat, 11/22/2014 Car Accident Savannah Russell, 16, Storm Angione, 19, and A'llyia Hancock, 18, killed in car accident with school bus on US 30 in Minerva, Ohio
Fri, 11/07/2014 Car Accident Donna M. Boals, 61, killed in car accident on U.S. Route 62 in Canton, Ohio
Wed, 10/22/2014 Car Accident Kenneth Williams, 36, dies after hitting a utility pole and trees on Meese Road in Nimishillen Township, Ohio
Mon, 10/06/2014 Car Accident Police officer Dan Steria injured after a car crash on Fulton Road in Jackson Township, OH
Mon, 09/22/2014 Car Accident Sabrina Clark, 37, killed and Justin Keister, 23, injured in rollover off of Marvindale Street in Paris Township, Ohio
Fri, 09/19/2014 Car Accident Ernest D. Simmons, 48, killed in head-on crash on Georgetown Road in Canton, Ohio
Fri, 08/29/2014 Motorcycle Accident William E. Carrick, 73, sustains significant injury after losing control and crashing motorcycle in Stark county, OH
Sat, 05/24/2014 Motorcycle Accident Jeffrey M. Martin, 35, and Julie C. Zona, 37, killed in motorcycle crash in Perry Township on May 25.
Thu, 03/20/2014 Pedestrian Accident Jamie Lynn DeLeon,17, killed, after she is struck by a pickup, driven by Gregg Harris, 50, while walking across Lillian Gish Blvd. in Massillion.
Sat, 01/04/2014 Truck Accident Paula Jeffers killed, Larry Morrison injured after their car is hit by truck driven by Michael Sudano Jr.