A 40-year-old woman died after a crash on Halloween in West Toledo on Halloween night.
WTOL 11 News reports that the crash occurred around 8:00 p.m. near the intersection of West Sylvania and Revere Drive.
The driver, Elizabeth Shook, traveled westbound on Sylvania and reportedly drifted her Chevrolet Malibu left of center moments before striking a 2017 Chevrolet Traverse traveling eastbound.
She did not wear a seatbelt at the time of the fatal crash. Shook and a juvenile passenger traveling with her were both transported to ProMedica Toledo Hospital. Shook was later pronounced dead. The juvenile passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries.
The report confirms that seven people were involved in this two-vehicle crash – including two juveniles in each vehicle. Neither the driver nor any of the other passengers were transported to the hospital for medical treatment. It is not believed that alcohol played a role in this crash at all.
Another fatal two-vehicle crash occurred in Toledo on Sunday, October 27th shortly after 11:00 a.m. ABC 13 News reported that 3 victims were taken to the hospital as a result of the crash which took place at the intersection of Green Valley and Heatherdowns.
According to the report, a 40-year-old woman traveled in a blue vehicle westbound at a high speed. She struck the curb and crashed into a white vehicle in a head-on collision moments after losing control of her car.
According to City-Data.com, there were 23 fatal accidents involving a collective total of 33 vehicles in 2017 alone within Toledo. The report states that 53 people were involved in those reported accidents – including 7 pedestrians.
The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that the chances of a child being killed in a car accident more than double on Halloween. October was the 2nd highest month of motor vehicle deaths in 2017 throughout the country with a total of 3,700 lives lost.
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