Hillsboro, OH – Christopher Barr Killed in Head-On Crash on OH-73Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Hillsboro, OH (July 31, 2020) – A head-on collision in Hillsboro left one driver dead and the other with injuries. Authorities from the Ohio State Highway Patrol were dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Thursday morning, July 30. The site of the crash was reportedly located at the crossing of OH-73 and Pea Ridge Road.
Local sources revealed the accident took place at around 5:40 a.m. The crash reportedly involved a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt and a 2011 Cadillac SRX. The Chevrolet was reportedly traveling northwest on OH-73 when it left the center of the roadway and collided head-on with the Cadillac. Both drivers were transported to Highland District Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries.
27-year-old Christopher Barr, the driver of the Chevrolet, was pronounced dead at the medical facility by the Highland County Coroner’s Office. The driver of the Cadillac, identified as 30-year-old Brittani Hilterbran, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway. More details will be released as it continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Christopher Barr at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Head-On Collisions in Highland County
Head-on crashes are some of the most fatal types of collisions. These accidents only make up for around 2% of reported collisions, but what they lack in frequency, they make up in severity. These crashes are involved in nearly 10% of roadway fatalities each year. According to the Federal Highway Administration, head-on crashes have a 58% fatality rate. Head-on crashes are often caused by the actions of negligent drivers who speed or fail to pay attention to the roadway.
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