City: Millersburg, Ohio
County: Holmes, Ohio
Date of Accident: July 8, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1999 Mercury Saab / 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier
A crash that allegedly occurred because of a driver's failure to maintain an assured clear distance ahead, occurred on East Jackson Street in Millersburg, Holmes, Ohio, on July 8, 2013 and resulted in injuries for a 23 year old woman and an occupant of her vehicle. At approximately 7:10 pm, police reported that 50 year old James W. Milks of Amherst, Ohio, was driving a 1999 Mercury Saab midsize car west on E. Jackson Street and allegedly failed to stop for the driver of a 2004 Chevy Cavalier midsize car that was stopped for the traffic light at Clay Street Intersection. The driver of the Saab struck the Chevy in the rear twice. The driver was treated at the scene and then charged, while the occupant, 50 year old Lisa M. Milk was transported by District 1 to JPH. An occupant of the Saab, Mark A. Samms, was not injured.
Rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 that resulted in injuries. In 2011, Millersburg, Holmes, Ohio whose population was 3,326 suffered 19 injury crashes, which resulted in 26 injuries. Accidents that occurred and resulted in injuries when it was cloudy amounted to 19,791. 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. SUVs in injury crashes were 22,889 that resulted in injuries and 13,953 involved traffic signals.