City: Concord, Ohio
County: Ross, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 21, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1997 Mercury Coupe
Reports from the Ohio State Highway Patrol alleged that speeding was the cause of a crash that occurred on Bush Mill Road (Township Road 95) in Concord, Ross, Ohio, and resulted in injuries for three occupants of a 1997 Mercury Coupe full size car; 23-year-old Timberly M. Tate of Clarksburg, Ohio, 17 year old Erika D. Tate and 18 year old Gabby P. Elliot. The reports further stated that on April 21, 2013 at approximately 11:21 am, an 18-year-old woman was driving the car, east on Bush Mill Road when it allegedly traveled off the right side of the roadway, then the left and struck a ditch. Adena Regional treated all three at the scene. The driver was charged with operating her vehicle without reasonable control and Hixson towed the car.
Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011. Concord, Ross, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 4,107 suffered 20 injury crashes, which resulted in 25 persons being injured. Those accidents, which involved full sized vehicles, were 13,554, which caused injuries. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed last year were 4, 778 that caused injuries. Those accidents in which there were no controls were 13,475, which resulted in injuries.