City: Decatur, Ohio
County: Washington, Ohio
Date of Accident: June 5, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Dodge Dakota
A 2003 Dodge Dakota pickup that was being driven by a 49 year old man who was headed east on State Route 555 crashed and resulted in injuries for him on June 5, 2013 at approximately 3:27 pm. According to police reports the man was driving south on State Route 555, when the pickup allegedly veered off the right side of the roadway. The man re-entered the roadway, veered off the left side and struck a ditch. He was treated at the scene by Little Hocking VFD and charged with operating his vehicle without reasonable control.
Decatur, Washington, Ohio whose population in 2011 was 1,181 suffered a total of 6 injury crashes, which resulted in 9 persons being injured. Those that involved pickup trucks were a total of 59,405. Accidents that were caused by improper lane change in 2011 were 3,930 of 18,992. In Ohio in 2010 accidents that occurred on the roadside amounted to 27,047, of which 8,918 resulted in injuries. Those which involved ditches were 2,251 which resulted in injuries.