SALEM - Two people were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of state Routes 45 and 165 in Green Township.
The paper's news partner, WKBN Channel 27, quoted a highway patrol trooper as saying an eastbound pickup on Route 165 did not stop for the stop sign and collided with a Dodge Neon traveling on Route 45 at about 7:30 a.m.
The driver of the Neon was flown to St. Elizabeth's in Youngstown, WKBN said. The other driver was taken by ambulance.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Goshen Township Police and other departments responded to an accident occurring at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of state Routes 45 and 165 north of Salem. Vehicles involved included a pickup and a Dodge Neon. One person was airlifted by STAT MedEvac. More photos, 2A. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
WKBN, which had a crew on the scene, spoke with firefighters, who noted the intersection has had a number of fatal crashes throughout the years. Wednesday's was the fourth or fifth time this year they have responded to a wreck at the site.
The state added flashing lights to the intersection a few years ago but, WKBN reported, has no plans to upgrade the intersection with a stop light.