Ohio State Highway Patrol car

JACKSON TOWNSHIP – Two people were injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle head-on crash, according to the Ashland Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Graeme Clark, 39, of West Salem, and Dennis Hollis, 52, of Wadsworth, were both transported to Wooster Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Hollis and Clark were both wearing their safety belts at the time of the crash.

According to Troopers, the incident occurred on County Road 620 near Township Road 580 at approximately 5:07 p.m.

The Patrol reported that a 2017 Ford F-150, driven by Hollis, was eastbound on County Road 620. A 2013 Mercedes Sprinter Van, driven by Clark, was westbound on County Road 620. Hollis drove left of center, striking Clark.

Both vehicles came to final rest on the north side of the roadway. There were no additional occupants in either vehicle.

The Patrol reported that alcohol is considered to be a factor in this crash.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by Town & County Fire/EMS, Polk EMS, Bauer’s Towing and White’s Automotive.

This crash remains under investigation.


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