Ohio Highway Patrol


A former Ohio Highway patrol trooper has been ordered to spend three days in alcohol treatment as part of a plea deal to drunken driving charges.

Two Injured In Helicopter Crash

Apr 25, 2014

The State Highway Patrol and federal authorities are searching for the cause of Thursday's crash of a small, privately owned helicopter into a field in Union County.

The State Highway Patrol trooper charged with causing a crash in the Short North while driving drunk last month is out of work.

OHP: Speed And Weather Caused Turnpike Crashes

Mar 21, 2014

A preliminary investigation into the cause of a series of fatal Ohio Turnpike crashes earlier this month blames drivers' speeds, road conditions and weather. 

The State Highway Patrol has identified the three people killed and the trooper who was injured in Wednesday's chain-reaction crashes on the Ohio Turnpike.

Major Ohio Turnpike Crash Kills Three

Mar 13, 2014
Toledo Blade

The State Highway Patrol says three people died Wednesday in crashes involving at least 50 vehicles across a 2-mile section of the eastbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike between Toledo and Cleveland.

State Highway Patrol Troopers arrested two teenagers this morning following a high-speed chase that ended near Vine and High Streets in downtown Columbus.

Hayden Tackley / Flickr

The State Highway Patrol says a utility worker walking at a Madison County construction site was run over by a truck and died yesterday.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating yesterday's fatal crash in Madison County.

2013 Was Record Low Year For Traffic Fatalities

Jan 2, 2014

Preliminary State Highway Patrol data shows 2013 was a record low year for the number of traffic fatalities.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the Thanksgiving holiday in Ohio was slightly more dangerous this year than last. 

Crash Injures OHP Sergeant, Motorist

Nov 26, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says a trooper at the scene of an accident on I-70 near Springfield was struck by a passing vehicle early this morning.

Traffic Fatalities Down This Year

Nov 15, 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than 8 hundred hundred people have died in crashes on Ohio roads so far this year, a decline of roughly 3 hundred from last year.

The State Highway Patrol has found the vehicle suspected of striking and killing a St. Francis DeSales High School teacher on Sunday.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating Thursday's death of a bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle and killed in Marysville.

OHP Investigating Chillicothe Dispatcher

Aug 22, 2013

The State Highway Patrol is investigating whether a dispatcher properly responded when Chillicothe police called to report a reckless driver shortly before a fatal crash on July 4th.

The State Highway Patrol will conduct three DUI checkpoints tonight in central Ohio.

Two Injured In High Speed Chase

Aug 15, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says two people were injured following a high speed chase early this morning when the fleeing vehicle crashed through a guardrail and flipped on the ramp from South Hamilton Road to I-70 west.

Security preparations are under way at the Ohio State Fair.

An American Civil Liberties Union report on police departments' increased use of license-plate scanning notes the policy of the State Highway Patrol is more protective of privacy than some others.