City: Urbana, Ohio
County: Champaign, Ohio
Date of Accident: June 6, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2002 Ford Explorer / 1995 Honda
Two girls sustained injuries in an accident that occurred in Urbana, Champaign, Ohio at approximately 5:09 pm on June 9, 2013, police reported. The reports further stated that a 35 year old man, Bradley Michael Gaus of Urbana, Ohio was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer SUV west on East State Route 29. A 1995 Honda sub-compact car that was being driven by 16 year old Taylor Ann Dixon allegedly failed to yield the right of way at the intersection. The SUV struck the car at an angle. The injured girl, along with a 12 year old occupant of the car, Lauren Hollar, was transported by Urbana EMS to Mercy Medical Urbana. J & M towed the SUV and Maine's towed the car.
Accidents that occurred in 2010 which involved drivers' failure to yield accounted for 12,165 that resulted in injuries. Urbana, Clinton, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 11,613 suffered 22 injury crashes with 31 that resulted in injuries. Those accidents, which were angle crashes, were 21,458, which resulted in injuries in 2010. Stop signs were a contributing factor in 7,331 injury crashes in Ohio in 2010. Sub compact vehicles which were involved in injury crashes in 2010 amounted to 1,120.