City: Monroe, Ohio
County: Preble, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 23, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1998 Honda Accord / 2003 Ford Taurus
A 25-year-old man of Miami Valley, Ohio, lost his life, while a 35-year-old woman of West Manchester, Ohio sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Monroe, Preble, Ohio on May 23, 2013 at approximately 8:16 am. Reports from the ODPS are that the man, Matthew J. Lindsay, was driving a 1998 Honda Accord midsize car north on Monroe Central Road, south of Federal Highway 40. While a 2003 Ford Taurus compact car was being driven by the woman, Cynthia E. Lee on the same road. The driver of the Honda allegedly drove his vehicle left of the center of the roadway and struck the Ford head-on. Eaton Medical transported the man to Miami Valley Coroner and North Central EMS transported the woman to Miami Valley. Al's towed the Honda and Bud Reid's towed the Ford.
Head-on collisions, which occurred in Ohio in 2010, amounted to 123, which resulted in fatalities. In 2011, Monroe, Preble, Ohio, whose population was 2,290, suffered a total of 0 fatal crashes of 74 and 18 injury crashes, which resulted in 23 persons sustaining injuries. Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 100 fatal crashes. Drivers drove left of the center of the road in 2010 in 1,541 injury crashes. The injury crashes which occurred in 2010 and involved drivers crossing median or centerline amounted to 750.