Officers say that an illegal pass is to blame for a head-on
crash in Tate Township that sent two to the hospital with serious injuries.
The crash happened just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on S.R. 133
in Tate Township.
Police say that Nicholas McKeon, 28, was driving his 2010
Mazda 3 southbound on S.R. 133. Officers say that McKeon attempted to perform
an illegal pass in a no pass zone and struck an oncoming 2004 Suzuki driven by
48-year-old Jeffrey Coulter.
Coulter's vehicle then traveled
off the right side of the road and struck a ditch.
say both drivers were trapped in the vehicles and had to be extracted by
mechanical means. U.C. Air Care responded to the scene and flew both parties to
University Hospital for treatment.
say both parties involved were wearing their seatbelts and alcohol is not
crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia