ELIDA — The Ohio State Highway Patrol was investigating a one-vehicle injury crash that occurred a 9:34 p.m. Friday on Poling Road just east of Kemp Road in American Township.
Juliana Behnke, 16, of Lima, was driving a Chrysler Sebring east on Poling Road when she failed to negotiate a curve, patrol officials said. She drove off the left side of the roadway, striking a guardrail and coming to rest in a residential yard.
Behnke had minor injuries and was treated at the scene. Her passenger, Abigail Waddle, 16, of Lima, was taken to St. Rita’s Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
This crash was not alcohol related, and both drivers were wearing properly adjusted seat belts.