City: Olmsted, Ohio
County: Cuyahoga, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 6, 2013
Type of Accident: Motorcycle Accident – 2003 Harley Davidson
A 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle crashed and caused injuries to its 41 year old driver on the Ohio Turnpike in Olmstead, Cuyahoga, Ohio on July 6, 2013 at approximately 7:50 pm. Police reports are that a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle and another vehicle were headed east on the Ohio Turnpike. The driver of the motorcycle stopped in traffic. The driver of the motorcycle was allegedly unable to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and swerved to avoid striking the other vehicle. It then ran off the left side of the roadway, struck the median wall and overturned. He was transported by Lifecare to S/W General. Rich's towed the motorcycle.
Concrete medians that were involved in crashes in Ohio, were 902 in 2011. Olmsted, Cuyahoga, Ohio, had a population of 10,575 residents in 2011; they suffered 16 injury crashes that resulted in 23 injuries. Of a total of 2,875 accidents which involved swerving to avoid in Ohio in 2010, there were 748 which resulted in injuries. Motorcycle accidents were 3,430 which resulted in injuries. Those accidents, which occurred when the time was wet, amounted to 13,826 injury crashes. The total accidents which occurred in the rain were 25,342 with 6,618 which caused injuries.