NORTH JACKSON, Ohio (WKBN) – Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson Township Friday.
The accident happened around 2:19 p.m. on Mahoning Avenue, about a half-mile west of State Route 45.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 70-year-old driver of a Chevy Impala was westbound on Mahoning Avenue and hit the back of a Jeep Renegade that was also traveling westbound.
Troopers say witnesses said the driver of the Impala was “traveling at a very high rate of speed when it ran into the back of the Jeep.”
The Jeep was forced off the right side of the road where it overturned several times.
The Chevy also went off the road and hit several trees.
The people in the Chevy were transported to Trumbull Regional Medical Center. They were not wearing seatbelts, troopers said.
The driver of the Jeep was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital.
The driver of the Chevy may have suffered a medical condition prior to the crash, according to troopers.
No one has been cited in the crash as of yet.