City: Providence, Ohio
County: Lucas, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 18, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2000 Ford F150
An early morning crash that occurred in Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, occurred and left a 28 year old woman of Toledo, Ohio, injured. She was treated at the scene by Sylvania Township EMS, then charged with operating her vehicle without reasonable control. The ODPS reported that on February 20, 2013 at approximately 2:25 am, the woman was driving a 2008 Kia Rio compact car east on Interstate Route 475 in the left lane. She allegedly failed to maintain control of the vehicle and it went off the left side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. It then went off the right side and the left side again, striking guardrails as it went along. Mac & Al's towed the car.
In Ohio in 2010, accidents which occurred on the shoulder amounted to 9,141, of which 2,371 resulted in injuries. Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 44253 suffered 260 injury crashes that resulted in 381 persons being injured. Accidents that were caused by snow on the road and resulted in injuries were 3,734 in Ohio, in 2011. Approximately 10,525 injury crashes occurred when it was dark, on a lighted roadway. Vehicles that were involved in accidents, which the drivers failed to control, amounted to 10,478 which caused injuries. Those accidents that involved guardrail faces were 1,207 which resulted in injuries, in the category of first harmful event in unit of error.