City: Jefferson, Ohio
County: Fayette, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 24, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1996 Ford Explorer 2
An accident occurred in Jefferson, Fayette, Ohio, that caused injuries to a 57 year old woman of Pittsburgh, PA., on Friday May 24, 2013 at approximately 12:11 pm. Reports from the ODPS are that the woman was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer 2 SUV south on Interstate Route 71 in the far right lane. The vehicle allegedly drifted to the right, overcorrected, crossed the other two lanes and off the left side of the roadway where it struck a guardrail. It continued over the guardrail, overturned and rested onto its top under a bridge. The woman was transported by Careflight to Miami Valley and then charged with operating her vehicle without reasonable control. Pauley's towed the SUV.
SUVs in injury crashes were 22,889. In 2011, Jefferson, Fayette, Ohio, whose population was 2,766 suffered 22 injury crashes which resulted in 36 injuries. The drivers who crashed because they made improper lane changes were 3,930 that resulted in injuries. Accidents that involved guardrail ends were 343, while those accidents that involved guardrail faces were 1,207 which resulted in injuries, in the category of first harmful event in unit of error.