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Complete Licking County, OH accident reports and news.

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

In Licking 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 Licking 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 Licking 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 Licking County injury accident

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

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Tue, 06/14/2016 Car Accident Two injured in two-vehicle crash on Ohio 13 and Lake Shore Boulevard in Licking Township, Ohio
Tue, 05/17/2016 Drunk Driving State trooper pulls trapped infant from burning car after crash in Granville, Ohio (VIDEO)
Tue, 05/10/2016 Car Accident Five injured, 2 critically, in head-on crash on Ohio 161 in Jersey Township
Mon, 04/25/2016 Motorcycle Accident Christina Cary, 45, killed in motorcycle collision with alleged driver Joseph L. McClain II, 24, on Beech Road in Newark, Ohio
Fri, 04/22/2016 Pedestrian Accident Carol Jones, 76, killed in pedestrian collision with driver Robert Shook in parking lot in Newark, Ohio
Sat, 09/05/2015 Car Accident Two children injured in car wreck at Martinsburg Road and Blacksnake Road in Licking County, Ohio
Mon, 05/11/2015 Car Accident Jessica Sivik, 18, dies in 3-car crash on Ohio 586 in Perry Township, Licking County
Mon, 04/13/2015 Car Accident John Wemmer, 77, Kata Petrovski, 73, and Sotir Petrovski, 79, all killed in head-on collision on East Broad Street in Pataskala, OH
Fri, 01/30/2015 Car Accident Wilma Starr, 76, dead; Charles Starr and Gwen Ludwig injured after a multiple-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Routes 62 and 661 near Utica, Ohio
Mon, 10/13/2014 Truck Accident Rodney Williams, 50, Dale Dieters, Terri Shinas, 50, Henry Shinas, 11, Sophia Shinas, 13, Michalis Shinas, 13, and Zoe Shinas, 9 injured in Interstate 70 crash involving two semi trucks and a minivan in Etna Township, Ohio
Mon, 09/22/2014 Other Type of Accident Antwone Cephas, 11, killed in ATV crash in Utica, Ohio
Thu, 06/26/2014 Car Accident Michael Hoskinson, 17, Linzie Bell, 15, Cheyenne Spurgeon, 15, killed and Jaylynn Rigio, 16, and Ashton Cody, 16, injured in accident on Hardscrabble Road in Alexandria, Ohio
Thu, 05/01/2014 Car Accident Pamela L. Graham, 61, killed, Corie M. Pfister, 19, injured in head-on collision on Northridge Road in St. Albans Township, Ohio
Fri, 02/07/2014 Car Accident 4 people taken to hospital after 2 car crash on snowy U.S. 62 in Licking County.