City: Sugar Creek, Ohio
County: Putnam, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 21, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1999 Plymouth Voyager / 2008 Mercury Saab
An accident occurred and resulted in injuries in Sugar Creek, Putnam, Ohio, on April 21, 2013 at approximately 6:24 pm. Reports from the ODPS are that a 27 year old woman, Heather L. Wiswasser of Delphos, Ohio was driving a 1999 Plymouth Voyager minivan west on Old State Road 12, while a 77 year old woman was driving a 2008 Mercury Saab on the same road and stopped facing north at a stop sign on County Road 17-S. the driver of the Mercury Saab allegedly pulled out in front of the minivan and struck it. The minivan then slid off the right side of the roadway and struck a phone utility box. Wiswasser, Barbara J. Neri 75 and a 1 year old child Riley E. King were taken by Kalida Squad to St. Rita`s Hospital, while the 77 year old woman was taken by Ottoville Squad to St. Rita`s after which she was charged. A second occupant of the Saab, 55 year old Michaela L. Hopson was not injured.
The accident involved a minivan, in Ohio in 2010 there were 8,826 accidents which involved minivans, which resulted in injuries. In 2011, Sugar Creek, Putnam, Ohio, whose population was 1,330 suffered 8 injury crashes which resulted in 20 injuries. Angle crashes that caused injuries in 2011 were 20,509. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers' failure to yield accounted for 12,165 that resulted in injuries. Accidents which resulted in injuries and involved other fixed objects were at 614 in 2010. Those accidents which involved full sized vehicles were 13,554 which caused injuries.