City: Neave, Ohio
County: Darke, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 12, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1993 Honda Civic
A 58-year-old woman, Janice M. Howard of Arcanum, Ohio, who was riding a bicycle on Delisle Poorman's Road was killed in an accident that occurred in Neave, Darke, Ohio, on July 12, 2013 at approximately 8:27 am. Reports from the Darke County Sheriff's Office are that a 24 year old woman, Jessica L. Jones was driving a 1993 Honda Civic midsize car east on Delisle Poorman's Road when she allegedly struck the rear of the bicycle that was being ridden by the older woman. Her body was transported by Arcanum EMS, while the younger woman was transported by Tri Village to Wayne ER.
In the category of probable causes of crashes by contributing circumstances, there were 18,889 injury crashes that were caused because of drivers who failed to keep an assured clear distance ahead/ACDA. Neave, Darke, Ohio, whose population in 2010 was 1,986; suffered a total of 0 injury crashes of 52 and 14 injury crashes that resulted in 23 injuries. In Ohio in 2010, accidents which occurred and were not a collision of two vehicles in transport amounted to 23,253 for injuries and 518 which resulted in fatalities. Accidents in which the drivers were totally ejected were 132 which resulted in fatalities.