OSU Reports - August 18
August 18, 2022 | View PDF
Aug. 9: 16:50: Traffic Crimes, All Except DUII – Hwy. 126E, Milepost 14. Trooper was westbound, came around a corner, and observed a vehicle traveling eastbound passing multiple vehicles including a semi-truck at the same time in trooper’s lane of travel. Front radar displayed 80/55 mph zone. Trooper activated emergency lights in an attempt to get the vehicle back in its lane. This had no effect on the vehicle and it continued at the listed speed. The semi-truck that was being passed moved into the shoulder nearly going off the road in an attempt to create room. Trooper nearly came to a stop in the lane of travel to avoid a head-on collision. Trooper overtook the vehicle that was continuing eastbound as if nothing had happened. The operator was subsequently cited and released in lieu of custody for Reckless Driving. Involved: silver/aluminum Subaru Crosstrek, 64-year-old female.