Two injured after car, semi truck accident in Avon

Two injured after car, semi truck accident in Avon

AVON, OH (WOIO) - Two people life-flighted to Metro after a car and semi truck accident in Avon.

It happened just after 7 a.m. at the intersection of SR 611 and Chester.

The preliminary investigation shows a Honda, for unknown reasons, went off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail. The Honda then crossed the raised concrete median and entered the west bound lanes of SR 611. After crossing the median, the Honda struck the semi-truck and became struck underneath. The semi dragged the Honda for a short distance before both vehicles came to a final rest.

The driver of the Honda - a 22-year-old Mansfield man - and his 23-year-old passenger were entrapped in the vehicle. Both occupants were extricated by the Avon Fire Department and transported to the Avon Emergency Care Center by Rescue Squads from the Avon and Sheffield Village Fire Departments.

Both occupants were then taken to Metro Hospital by Life Flight.

The driver of the semi, 74-year-old Wilburn Williams, did not appear to have any injuries.

The reason for the crash is still under investigation.

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