City: Duchouquet, Ohio
County: Auglaize, Ohio
Date of Accident: June 5, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2009 Dodge Ram / 1996 Ford Taurus / 2008 Honda CRV
State Route 501 in Duchouquet, Auglaize, Ohio, was the scene of a three-vehicle crash that occurred and resulted in injuries for two women and a man, who were all taken to Lima St. Rita's. The first, who was aged 50 years old who was taken by Wapakoneta Fire and a 33-year-old woman was taken by her husband and the man was treated at the scene. On June 5, 2013 at approximately 4:33 pm, according to police reports, a 59 year old man was driving a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup north on State Route 501 behind a 1996 Ford Taurus midsize car. The car was stopped at the intersection of Wapakoneta and Buckland Road while the driver attempted to turn left. The driver of the pickup allegedly failed to stop and struck the car in the rear. The driver of the car was forced into the path of a 2008 Honda CRV SUV that was being driven south on the same road. The car and the SUV rested in the ditch.
Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. In 2011 in Duchouquet, Auglaize, Ohio, the population was 14,329; the residents suffered 30 injury crashes, which resulted in 41 injuries. Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. The injury crashes which occurred in 2010 and involved drivers crossing median or centerline amounted to 750. Those crashes that involved pickups were 14,518 that caused injuries.