Wednesday, April 24, 2013
5-car crash happened before 9 a.m.
At least five people were injured, including three juveniles, in a five-car crash that closed Graham Road this morning. Update: Graham Road was re-opened around 12:30 p.m., according to the Stow Police Department Facebook page. Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker said the crash happened at about 8:30 a.m. near Englewood Drive. Dirker said it's unclear what caused the crash at this point, and the extent of the victims' injuries is unknown. "They transported five people between Cuyahoga Falls EMS and Stow EMS," he said. Dirker said a Stow Police officer was driving westbound on Graham Road at 8:23 a.m. when he spotted a black Ford passenger car traveling eastbound driving left-of-center. The officer turned around to follow the car, but by the …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Five people were hospitalized Tuesday following a major car wreck on State Road, near Seasons Road.
Updated April 2, 6:35 p.m. Five people were hospitalized after a semi collided with an SUV on State Road at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to Cuyahoga Falls Police Chief Tom Pozza. Upon collision, the semi veered off the road and slammed through Alro Steel, located at 4787 State Rd. After impact, diesel fuel began leaking from the rig and a hazardous materials team, along with the Ohio EPA, were called to the scene to clean up the fuel. "Falls Fire Capt. George Sewald said three people — including two preschool-age children — were injured in one SUV whose entire side was ripped off in the collision," according to the Akron Beacon Journal. "The children were taken to Akron Children’s Hospital with serious injuries." The driver also was …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
There were only a few students on the bus at the time and the other car involved was cited by the Akron Police Department.
No one was hurt when a Jeep struck the back of a Stow-Munroe Falls City School bus while stopped at a light in Akron Tuesday. Transportation Supervisor John Daymon, who resigned Tuesday, said damage to the back end of the bus was "very minimal." There were only a couple students from Stow and Munroe Falls who go to St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and Archbishop Hoban High School on the bus around 4 p.m. when it happened Sept. 4. Daymon said the other driver was cited by the Akron Police Department. The bus was pulled over near South Broadway Street and East Mill Road in Akron for about an hour, according to a Stow Patch reader who submitted the photo.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Graham Road closed while scene was processed and vehicle was towed away
A three-car accident near the intersection of Graham Road and Charring Cross Drive at about 2:40 p.m. Wednesday resulted in two people being taken to an area hospital for evaluation. Capt. Mark Stone of the Stow Fire Department said the two accident victims who were transported had minor injuries. Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker said the road was blocked while the accident was cleared and that the wrecked vehicle was taken away on a flatbed tow truck.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Stow Police told Patch that someone was injured in the crash, but it does not appear to be serious.
Around 2 p.m. there was an accident at the Graham Road and Darrow Road intersection. Police, fire and a tow truck were on scene. The accident was cleared by about 3 p.m. "It was an injury accident but does not appear to be critical or serious," said Police Lt. Ann Stirm at 2:48 p.m. Check back for details as they are available. Take a look at Patch's live traffic map to see how traffic is flowing in the area and any possible detours that may be taken if necessary. Akron Metropolitian Area Transportation Study (they blog for us) ranked this same intersection as the second most dangerous in Summit County in August. Between 2008 and 2010, there were 101 crashes at that intersection.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Continue to check back with Stow Patch as information becomes available.
Several Stow Patch readers have informed us that there is a "pretty bad" accident near Walgreens on Graham Road (near the Darrow Road intersection). Update 4:27 p.m.: Graham Road is REOPENED from Darrow Road to Sanford Avenue. The accident happened around 1 p.m. near the second entrance to Walgreens on Graham Road. We've contacted the Stow Police Department and are waiting for more information. Continue to check the website and our Facebook page for more information as it becomes available. Check our real-time traffic page to see alternate routes and where traffic may be congested in the area.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Summit County Medical Examiner's Office determines cause of death.
The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office determines the body fond at the Gorge Metro Park yesterday is a man from Stow and the cause of death is accidental. Joseph Peters, 38, of Stow was found by a park visitor at about noon Tuesday. The Medical Examiner’s Office reports Peters tumbled down the steep hill near Mary Campbell’s Cave and into a nearby ravine. The cause of death is in connection with head and neck trauma he suffered following the incident. Cuyahoga Falls police, Akron police and Metro Parks officials all responded to the scene Tuesday.
Monday, December 20, 2010
Police blotter for Dec. 10-15.
A 29-year-old man traveling on foot in Stow during the Dec. 13 snow storm, stopped into the police department to ask for a ride home at 6:44 p.m. Instead of catching a lift back to his Cuyahoga Falls home, he was arrested for outstanding warrants including failure to comply, driving under suspension and expired license plates. In other police news: