City: Salisbury, Ohio
County: Meigs, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 10, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident 2013 Chevrolet Equinox / 1996 Pontiac Sunfire
A 2013 Chevy Equinox SUV and a 1996 Pontiac Sunfire compact car were involved in an accident that occurred and resulted in injuries for both drivers. Reports from the Ohio State Highway Patrol are that the driver of the Chevy Equinox was headed west on State Route 833, while the driver of the Pontiac was headed south on County Route 25 .and stopped at the stop sign. The driver of the Pontiac allegedly failed to yield the right of way turning left onto State Route 833 and was struck by the driver of the Chevy.
Compact cars were involved in 18,796 injury crashes in 2011. Salisbury, Meigs, Ohio, had a population of 6,441 in 2010 and had a total of 35 injury crashes in 2011, which resulted in 55 injuries. Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers' failure to yield accounted for 12,165, while those, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010. SUVs that were involved in injury crashes were 22,889 in 2011.