Reports: Ohio State Highway Patrol
¯ Jennifer Lind Rios, 46, of 7514 Little Kanawha Road, Creston, W.Va., was traveling eastbound May 6 in Center Township. She drove off the right side of the roadway with her 2002 Mercedes Benz ML Class vehicle, struck a guardrail and overturned into a ditch. She was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control.
¯ Justin Gene Thomas, 21, of 1622 Linden Ave., Zanesville, was traveling southbound May 6 on Ohio 339 in Barlow Township. Earl F. Campfield, 56, of 1308 Division St., Parkersburg, was traveling northbound on Ohio 339. Thomas’ 1997 Ford F-150 went off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected and went left of center. Campfield’s 1999 Dodge Ram went off the right side of the roadway into a private drive in an attempt to avoid Thomas’ vehicle. Thomas went off the left side of the roadway, struck a mailbox and Campfield’s vehicle. Thomas was taken by Barlow EMS to Marietta Memorial Hospital with suspected minor injuries. He was cited for not driving on the right side of the road. Campfield was taken by Barlow EMS to Marietta Memorial with suspected serious injuries.
¯ A two-vehicle collision occurred May 12 on Ohio 7 in Marietta Township. Howard L. Rhodes, 42, of 4853 Rainbow Road, Lowell, and Kristen N. Hamilton, 24, of 717 Hall St., Parkersburg, were southbound on Ohio 7. Hamilton stopped her 2017 Honda Civic in traffic and was struck in the rear by the 2014 Mack truck driven by Rhodes. Rhodes was cited for traveling at a speed as to not assure a clear distance.