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Complete Ross County, OH accident reports and news.

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

In Ross 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 Ross 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 Ross 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 Ross County injury accident

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

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Sat, 11/05/2016 Car Accident Shirley Hart, 59, killed in crash on State Route 207 in Ross County, Ohio
Fri, 09/16/2016 Car Accident Dorothy Wolford, 48, killed, and William Cox Jr., 38, Mary Cox, 55, and Amanda Cox, 36, injured in crash at State Route 32 and US 23 in Chillicothe, Ohio
Wed, 05/18/2016 Other Type of Accident 13-year-old girl airlifted after ATV crash near Albright Mill Road in Chillicothe, Ohio
Wed, 05/06/2015 Train Accident Vernon Cooper, 67, killed in crash between semitruck and train at Higsby Road near Chillicothe, Ohio
Sat, 11/15/2014 Car Accident Dillion L. Blair, 18, and Gunner Pence, 20, killed in car accident on Frankfort-Clarksburg Pike
Tue, 11/11/2014 Truck Accident Christopher Stiffler, 34, dead after head-on crash between semi and other vehicle in Chillicothe, Ohio
Sun, 10/05/2014 Truck Accident Johnny M. Sowards, 49, and Richard R. Ford, 30, killed, and Penny Sowers, 46, and one other injured in head-on US 23 crash south of Chillicothe, OH
Sun, 10/05/2014 Car Accident Richard R. Ford, 30, and Johnny M. Sowards, 49, killed, and Penny Sowards, 46, and one other injured in car accident on U.S. 23 in Ross County, OH
Sat, 05/31/2014 Motorcycle Accident Adam Schergalis, 19, killed in motorcycle crash on Chillicothe Road in Bainbridge Township on June 1.
Wed, 04/09/2014 Car Accident 11-year-old girl killed, 8-year-old boy, 12-year-old girl, seriously injured, airlifted to hospital, Amber Bloss, 34, Christopher Turner, 43 injured, taken to hospital, after a jeep and pickup collide at an intersection on State Route 32 near Chillicothe.
Mon, 12/23/2013 Train Accident Coal train derails, 20 cars off tracks, in Ohio