City: Dover, Ohio
County: Athens, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 6, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1998 Dodge Dakota
A 73-year-old man, was charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control in an accident that occurred in Dover, Athens, Ohio, on May 6, 2013 at approximately 9:10 am and resulted in injuries for two women aged 21 and 22 years old, respectively. Reports from the ODPS are that the man was driving a 1998 Dodge Dakota pickup west on County Route 94, when it allegedly slid off the left side of the roadway and overturned. It rested on its top. Athens City EMS transported both women, Melissa Nmi Estep 21, and Leann S. Bowen 22, both of Butchel, Ohio, to Obleness ER. Jim's towed the pickup.
In Ohio in 2010 accidents that occurred on the roadside amounted to 27,047, of which 8,918 resulted in injuries. Dover, Athens, Ohio, whose population in 2011 was 3,797; suffered 25 injury crashes, which resulted in 36 persons being injured. Accidents, which occurred when it was cloudy, were 19,791, which resulted in injuries. Accidents, which involved pickup trucks in 2010, were 14,862, 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.