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September 2014 Archives

Ohio teen faces charges related to fatal June crash

A teen driver faces multiple charges in connection with a June accident that killed three Johnstown teens, including vehicular homicide and possession of marijuana. The 16-year-old driver was traveling in a Mitsubishi Diamante with four passengers on June 26, when he lost control of the vehicle on Hardscrabble Road, according to officials.

Causes of wrong-site procedures

Ohio patients who are considering surgery may wish to know more about wrong-site procedures. According to the Joint Commission, wrong-site surgery is ranked as the third highest sentinel event, which is an unexpected occurrence resulting in death or serious injury. Wrong-site surgery includes procedures performed on the wrong site or patient as well as performing the wrong operation.

1 seriously injured in crash, driver faces charges

Ohio police report that an accident that occurred in Cleveland around 7 p.m. on Sept. 5 left one individual seriously injured. Police who responded to the accident said an 18-year-old woman driving an allegedly stolen SUV was speeding when she failed to stop at an intersection's stop sign. She then collided with a 29-year-old woman driving a sedan. Following this crash, the SUV drove over a curb and onto a sidewalk before smashing through an enclosed patio belonging to a bar. The vehicle then hit a 52-year-old man and came to a rest after smashing into the bar's front area.

Suit alleging hospital negligence stalled by immunity assertion

The Ohio Court of Claims will determine whether a doctor is entitled to immunity against a medical malpractice lawsuit regarding a patient of Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. The doctor named in the suit claims that she has immunity under Ohio Revised Code in both this case and in a connected case related to the Nationwide Children's Hospital.

2 Ohio residents injured in alleged drunk driving crash

A single-vehicle car accident that occurred in Ohio on Sept. 9 left two people with injuries. According to the news source, the vehicle was traveling in the 3800 block of Jasper Road when the car suddenly veered off both sides of the road prior to rolling over several times.

Woman dies after being hit by stone from historic church

Ohio residents may have heard that on Sept. 4, a Chicago woman was killed after a piece of stone fell from a historic church and struck her. According to the report, the 34-year-old woman was walking in a South Loop neighborhood with her boyfriend at about noon when a stone from the Second Presbyterian Church came loose.

Crash on Ohio 61 kills 2, injures 1

A Sept. 3 two-car crash on Ohio 61 in Greenfield Township resulted in the deaths of both drivers. The 76-year-old driver of a pickup truck was traveling east on Ohio 162 and did not yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Ohio 61. A 54-year-old woman was traveling south on Ohio 61 at the time, and the truck struck her vehicle.

Ohio 13 crash kills 1, injures 2

State highway officials say that on Aug. 26, a man died and two other people suffered injuries in a three-car accident on Ohio 13. The deadly collision happened between Ross Road and Honey Creek Road near Bellville around 7:30 a.m. and was the seventh fatal accident to occur in Richland County in 2014.

Ohio car accident leaves 2 dead

An Aug. 19 car accident resulted in the deaths of two individuals while three others suffered injuries. The 7:42 p.m. incident occurred as a 37-year-old driver from Michigan ran a stop sign at State Route 302 and US 42. The driver ran into a minivan causing both vehicles to run off the road and into a nearby yard.

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