Teens hurt in Van Wert County crash

VAN WERT COUNTY — Three people were hurt, one seriously, in a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Van Wert County.

According to the Van Wert post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 1996 Jeep driven by Jacksyn Nichols, 16, of Delphos, was eastbound on Convoy Road when he lost control, went off the right side of the road, overturned several times and came to rest in a field.

Nichols and a front passenger, Collin Young, 17, were wearing seatbelts and suffered minor injuries.

A rear passenger, Tanner Mathewson, 17, was ejected.

He was taken to Mercy St. Vincent hospital in Toledo by Promedica Air with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.


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