Three injured in Monday crash

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash just south of Lima Monday afternoon.

According to a sergeant with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Lima post, the accident occurred at 2:41 p.m. at the intersection of state Route 65 and Breese Road.

A 2008 Freightliner tractor-trailer, driven by Ricki Mooney, 34, of Sidney, Ohio, was northbound on state Route 65.

A 2012 Nissan Ultima driven by an unnamed 17-year-old was eastbound on Breese Road when he failed to yield at the intersection and was struck by the tractor-trailer.

Mooney was taken to Lima Memorial Health System while the 17-year-old driver and his 17-year-old passenger were taken to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, where they were treated for minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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