STREETSBORO, OH (WOIO) - The Ravenna Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal, four-vehicle crash that happened on state Route 43 just north of state Route 14 around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The OSHP says the Chrysler Pacifica was traveling southbound on SR 43 when it drove left of center, striking the trailer of a Mack truck. The Chrysler then crossed back into the southbound lanes and struck a Ford Explorer in the rear, forcing it off the roadway. The Chrysler drove left of center again and struck a Freightliner truck head-on.
The Chrysler Pacifica was driven by 34-year-old Frank L. Tindell, of Cleveland, who was critically injured and transported by air ambulance to Akron City Hospital. His passenger, 26-year-old Nadia N. Campbell, of Cleveland, was killed in the crash. The OSHP says neither were wearing their seatbelts.
The driver of the Mack truck, 58-year-old Michael Kalinowski, of Homerville, was uninjured in the crash and was wearing his seatbelt.
The driver of the Ford Explorer, 83-year-old David C. George, of Streetsboro, was wearing his seatbelt, however, he did sustain minor injuries and was transported to Robinson Memorial Hospital.
The driver of the Freightliner truck, 65-year-old Kenneth Bestoe, of Ravenna, was wearing his seatbelt, but also sustained minor injuries and was transported to Robinson Memorial Hospital.