City: Nelsonville, Ohio
County: Athens, Ohio
Date of Accident: June 5, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1994 Chevrolet C150 / 2004 Pontiac G6
An 18-year-old youth, Jonathan T. Sisson of Glouster, Ohio, sustained injuries in a rear end crash that occurred in Nelsonville, Athens, Ohio on June 5, 2013 at approximately 3:53 pm. Reports from the OHSP are that the youth was driving a 1994 Chevy S10 pickup north on State Route 691 and stopped in traffic for the green light at State Route 33. The driver of a 2009 Pontiac G6 midsize car was headed in the same direction being driven by 21-year-old Melissa G. Reynolds of Dayton, Ohio, on the same road and allegedly lost his brakes and struck the pickup in the rear. The car traveled between the pickup and the guardrail before coming to a stop. The youth was transported by Athens County EMS to Doctor's Hospital. Doc's towed the pickup.
Mid size, vehicles that were involved in accidents in 2011 were 41,253 of a total of 158,786, which caused injuries. Nelsonville, Athens, Ohio, whose population in 2011 was 5,230; suffered 21 injury crashes, which resulted in 30 persons being injured. In Ohio in 2010 the total amount of accidents which occurred as a result of drivers' following too closely/ACDA was 69,454 with 18,934 which resulted in injuries. Those, which were rear end crashes, were 22,090 of a total of 81,145, which resulted in injuries. Those accidents, which involved a traffic signal in 2010, were 14,038 which resulted in injuries.