City: Carroll, Ohio
County: Ottawa, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 29, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2008 Ford F350 / 2008 Kia
A 2008 Ford F350 pickup and a 2008 Kia Rondo midsize car crashed and resulted in injuries for three people on July 29, 2013 at approximately 3:25 pm. Reports from the OHSP are that a 35 year old man was driving the Ford pickup west on State Route 2, pulling a flatbed trailer. A 50 year old woman, Karen L. Radden was driving the Kia east on the same road. The trailer on the pickup became unhooked, entered the eastbound lane and struck the Kia, which rested in a ditch off the south side of the roadway. Radden, who was driving the Kia and two occupants, Valerie Radden 79 and Edward Radden 81 sustained injuries and were transported by carroll Township EMS to St. Charles. Bill's towed the Kia.
Drivers who operated defective vehicles and caused injury crashes were 570 in 2011. Carroll, Ohio had a population of 1,931 in 2011. They had a total of 15 injury crashes of which 21 resulted in injuries. In the category of first harmful event in truck crashes by truck drivers, there were 6 accidents which involved separation of units and resulted in injuries. Those crashes that involved pickups were 14,518 that caused injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791.