City: Sugar Creek, Ohio
County: Allen, Ohio
Date of Accident: June 6, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1994 Chevrolet Silverado
Two men sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Sugar Creek, Allen, Ohio on June 6, 2013 at approximately 5:42 pm. Police reports are that one of the men, aged 24, was driving a 1994 Chevy Silverado pickup west on Federal Highway 30, when the pickup allegedly drifted off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. The driver overcorrected and it overturned and crossed into the median. It struck a guardrail in the median and rested on the roadway. An occupant of the pickup, 28-year-old George J. Schneider of Lima, Ohio was also injured. Both men were transported to St. Rita's by American Township and Monroe Township, respectively. The driver was cited for operating his vehicle without reasonable control. Delpha towed the pickup.
In Ohio in 2010, accidents, which occurred on shoulder, amounted to 9,141, of which 2,371 resulted in injuries. Sugar Creek, Allen, Ohio, had a population of 1,330; 8 injury crashes occurred and resulted in 20 injuries. The drivers who crashed because they made improper lane changes were 3,930 that resulted in injuries. Accidents that involved guardrail faces were 1,207, which resulted in injuries, in the category of first harmful event in unit of error. Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011.