City: Scipio, Ohio
County: Seneca, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 26, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2011 Chevrolet Silverado / 2003 Chevrolet Ventura
An elderly couple was killed and five others injured in a head-on crash that occurred in Scipio, Seneca, Ohio, on April 26, 2013 at approximately 6:36 pm. Reports from the ODPS are that a 2011 Chevy Silverado pickup was headed east on Federal Highway 224 at the same time that a 2003 Chevy Ventura minivan was headed west on the same road. The 53 year old driver of the pickup, Timothy R. Voress of Lima, Ohio allegedly traveled left of the center of the roadway and struck the minivan that was being driven by the elderly woman, 81 year old Charlotte A. Schumm of Tiffin, Ohio, head-on. Two other occupants of the pickup, Nicholas Ray Vorhess 27 and Jacob Voress 13, were transported by Life Squad to Tiffin Mercy, while the driver was transported by Lifeflight to University of Toledo Medical Center. The woman's body, along with that of her husband's Donald F. Schumm were transported by Seneca County EMS to the Coroner and another of the four other occupants, Victor A. Reamer of Tiffin, Ohio was also injured. He were transported by Lifeflight to UTMC. David L. Conaway 57, of Mount Cory, Ohio and Brian Schubert 45, of Belleview, Ohio, who were occupants of the minivan, were not injured. First Avenue Towing towed both vehicles.
Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 123 which resulted in fatalities. Head-on collisions which occurred in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 3,096 that resulted in injuries. Scipio, Seneca, Ohio, whose population in 2011 was 1,831, suffered a total of 0 fatal crashes of 55 and 13 injury crashes, which resulted in 19 injuries. Accidents which involved pickup trucks in 2010 were 184 which caused fatalities. There were 100 fatal crashes in which drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010. Accidents which were not hit/skip in 2010 were 939 which caused fatal injuries. There were 1,541 injury crashes in which drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010. The accident involved a minivan, in Ohio in 2010 there were 8,826 accidents which involved minivans, which resulted in injuries.