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Fatal crash reduction effort planned by law enforcement – Athens Messenger

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Hocking County Sheriff’s Office and Athens County Sheriff’s Office are working together to reduce crashes in the region, the offices announced Friday.Troopers and deputies will be focusing on crash causing violations such as impaired driving, speed, and distracted driving to reduce fatal crashes in the two counties. In 2021, the top routes for fatal and injury crashes in the two county region were U.S. 33 (38), state Route 664 (18), U.S. 50 (16) and state Route 93 (16).Fatal and injury crashes occurred most frequently between the hours of 1 p.m. - 5:59 p.m., accounting for …

 

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