City: Lemon, Ohio
County: Butler, Ohio
Date of Accident: June 14, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2010 Chevy Equinox / 2000 Pontiac Sunfire
Two young women sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Lemon, Butler, Ohio on June 14, 2013 at approximately 12:59 pm. Police reports are that a 45-year-old woman, Bonnie C. Sizemore of Middletown, Ohio was driving a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire midsize car and stopped in traffic on Main Street in the right hand lane. The driver of a 2010 Chevy Equinox SUV was traveling in the same direction, behind it and allegedly rear-ended it. The 23-year-old driver of the Chevy, Ashley Dawn Hobbs and a16 year old occupant of the Pontiac sustained injuries. They were treated at the scene and two other occupants of the Pontiac, Kiara Sizemore 10 and Hanna Chandler 3, were not hurt. Mitchell's towed the Chevy, while Dietz's towed the Pontiac.
Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. In Lemon, Butler Ohio, in 2011, there were 16 injury crashes, which resulted in 27 injuries. Lemon had a population of 8,607 last year. SUVs in injury crashes were 22,889 and 13,953 involved traffic signals. Approximately 10,525 injury crashes occurred when it was dark, on a lighted roadway. Accidents that were rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio.