Injury Crash Involving USPS Mail Truck on Monday in Englewood, Ohio

Injury Crash Involving USPS Mail Truck on Monday in Englewood, Ohio

There was an injury crash involving a United States Postal Service vehicle in Montgomery County, Ohio on Monday afternoon around 4 pm. Photos show heavy damage to the USPS truck. It appears that one other vehicle was involved in a head-on collision with the postal truck. It is not yet clear which driver was at fault for the accident.

It is reported that at least two people were injured in the wreck. They were taken to a local hospital. Postal trucks are predominant on Ohio’s roadways. The postal service provides the community with a valuable service. It is important that other drivers watch out for postal vehicles as they are slow moving vehicles and frequently stop.

Please note that it is illegal to pass a mail truck if prohibited in a “no-passing zone” indicated by a sign, double yellow line, double white line, or single yellow line.

Passing is allowed if all of the following apply:

  1. The mail truck is traveling at less than half the speed of the speed limit
  2. You are capable of passing the mail truck without exceeding the speed limit, and
  3. There is sufficient clear sight distance to the left of center

If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle collision with a USPS mail truck, it is important to contact a local personal injury attorney to discuss your rights. You may be entitled to compensation under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Geoff Jones is a personal injury lawyer who handles USPS Postal truck injury cases throughout the state of Ohio.