Wood County seeing more fatal crashes

Wood County Safe Communities announced today that there have been eight fatal crashes in Wood County for calendar year 2017, compared to five for the same time frame in 2016.  This is an increase of three crashes.

Listed below is an overview of the crash statistics for January – May 2017 for Wood County:

  • 267 injury crashes
  • 974 property damage crashes
  • 19% of crashes happen on Friday
  • 9% of crashes happen at 3 pm
  • 25% of crashes are to a fixed object
  • 43% are on a clear day
  • 61% are during daylight hours
  • 63% are on dry roads
  • 9% involve deer


We encourage you to continue your safe driving habits so everyone makes it home safe. #drivesafeohio