Saturday, April 27, 2002

Teens hurt in wreck in Monroe




The Cincinnati Enquirer

        MONROE — Two 18-year-olds were injured Friday when their car was struck by a tractor-trailer truck at Yankee Road and Ohio 63, a busy intersection that is undergoing a safety upgrade.

        The names of the man and woman who were in the Hyundai Elantra were not released Friday evening. They were flown to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Monroe Police Chief Ernest Howard said.

        The woman, who was driving, was in critical condition and the man was still being evaluated at the hospital Friday evening, a hospital spokeswoman said. The truck driver was not injured.

        Police say the driver of the car was southbound on Yankee Road when she pulled into the path of the truck going west on Ohio 63. The truck driver swerved to miss the car, but ended up striking it on the driver's side, the chief said.

        The impact pushed the car into the Ohio 63 median. The car was destroyed.

        The intersection is currently two-way stop on Yankee only. Crews are installing a traffic light at the intersection and hope to have it working by the end of May, Ohio Department of Transportation officials said.

       



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