Fatal Accident Near Trinway

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TRINWAY, Ohio – A fatal traffic accident occurred this morning near the intersection of North Dresden Road and State Route 16. 

Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Jeffrey Jirles released some of the details at the scene.

“About 11:15 this morning we were advised by Frazeysburg Police Department that they were in pursuit of this vehicle for a traffic violation. The pursuit ended here at Raiders Road and Route 16 just North of Trinway,” Jirles said.

The vehicle was occupied by one male and one female who were transported to Genesis Hospital in Zanesville.

“On arrival, both male and female from the vehicle were both ejected approximately 40-50 feet from the vehicle,” Jirles said. “The male driver is deceased and the female has serious injuries at this time.”

Jirles stated that the Frazeysburg and Dresden departments responded to the accident as well as the Muskingum County Sheriff’s department and the state highway patrol.