Injury accident closes Elida Road Monday


LIMA —A two vehicle head-on crash Monday evening in western Allen County resulted in four people being injured.

The incident happened just after 6 p.m. at Elida Road and Redd Road. An automated notice from the Allen County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management was sent at 6:15 p.m. saying that Elida Road would be closed for at least an hour.

According to the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, a westbound vehicle was attempting to pass a slower car and struck an eastbound vehicle head-on.

Both the driver and passenger of the westbound vehicle and a passenger in the eastbound vehicle were taken to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the eastbound vehicle was taken to the hospital by a friend.

The descriptions of the vehicles and the names of those involved have not yet been released.

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