Wood County Safe Communities held their quarterly Fatal Data Review on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Seven crashes were reviewed from the third quarter of 2015.
The crashes from third quarter were:
Rt. 6 at Silverwood Road
I-75 at the I-475 split (Pedestrian)
Rte. 25 at Five Point Rd (Motorcycle)
Rte. 6 at Wapakoneta Rd. (Motorcycle)
Rt. 579 west of Mile Post #1
Rt. 199 at Dowling Rd.
Rt. 6 at Rt. 23
The countermeasures established as a result of these accidents are as follows:
Always wear your seatbelt
Obey all traffic laws
Always be attentive when driving
Leave plenty of space between you and other vehicles
Always look twice before entering the roadway
Watch for all motor vehicles in transit. Look multiple times when traffic is
Be familiar with the vehicle you are operating
Two crashes will be brought back before the committee in January for further updates on investigation and information.
For more information, please contact Lt. Jerrod Savidge, Ohio State Highway Patrol, at 419-352-2481.