Failure to Yield Accident Causes Injury in Hancock County

An accident on Thursday afternoon resulted in the injury of one person. The accident happened in Washington Township on township Road 261.

It is reported that at 1:19 p.m., 21-year-old Travis Wolph was driving north on township Road 261 when he failed to yield at the intersection of state Route 613. He ran the stop sign, putting his vehicle in the path of 67-year-old Betty Palmerton.

After the collision, Palmerton’s vehicle struck a stop sign and a power pole, and then came to rest in a yard. Wolph’s vehicle went off the road and struck a power pole guide wire.

Palmerton was taken to the hospital with minor injuries following the accident. Our office sends well wishes as she recovers from the injuries.

Wolph has been issued a citation for failure to yield.

Read more about what a failure to yield citation is.

Failure to Yield Accident

‘Failure to yield’ accidents have the potential to cause serious injury and fatality. We are thankful that this accident resulted in only minor injuries and we hope Palmerton recovers quickly.  

Ohio Revised Code 4511.43 explains how drivers can be cited for failing to obey traffic signs and not coming to a stop at a stop sign. Read a full blog post about this section of the Ohio Revised Code.

We would advise any car accident victim who has been injured due to another driver’s failure to yield to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. The lawyers at our office have helped clients who have been involved in failure to yield accidents, ensuring that they receive the compensation that is deserved for the injuries that they’ve sustained. We can help you to receive the money that you deserve for your injuries, pain and suffering, and damages. Call our office at 800.637.8170 to speak to a lawyer about your accident, receive a free case evaluation, and ask any questions that you may have.

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