BATH TOWNSHIP — An Ada woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a three-car collision on state Route 309 near the intersection of Thayer Road. According to the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, which investigated the incident, the mishap occurred at approximately 5:11 p.m.
According to the patrol, a vehicle driven by Barbara Lamb, 30, of Ada, was eastbound on state Route 309 when it traveled left of center and was struck by a vehicle driven by Dystiny Marshall, 28, of McGuffy. Lamb’s vehicle was then struck by a vehicle driven by April Fisher, 42, of Alger, who was westbound on state Route 309.
Lamb was transported from the scene by Bath Township EMS to Lima Memorial Health System, where she was pronounced dead. Lamb’s passenger, Ryan Lamb, 36, of Ada, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Marshall also suffered serious injuries and was transported to the Lima hospital.
Fisher claimed minor injury and was treated on scene. Her two passengers, Steven Fisher, 51, and Tristan Fisher, 16, both of Alger, did not claim injury. All parties were wearing their safety belts.
The patrol was assisted by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, Allen County Coroner’s Office, Bath Township Fire, Perry Township Fire, the Lima Fire Department, Big Daddy’s Towing, Army’s Towing and Minich’s Towing.
The crash remains under investigation. The roadway was closed for two hours following the crash.