WEST SALEM TOWNSHIP – Three people were injured Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident on state Route 18 at Crestview Drive.
Greenville-West Salem police Capt. Paul Molton said the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, when a minivan, traveling north on Sharon-Greenville Road, state Route 18, struck an SUV that had turned left from Crestview Drive into the northbound lanes of the highway.
The minivan was driven by an 18-year-old man, whom police did not identify, and he was treated for minor injuries by Superior Ambulance on the scene.
The SUV driver, George Voytek, 79, and a passenger, Marilyn Wilson, 76, both of Ashtabula, Ohio, were trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by Greenville firefighters, Molton said.
The pair was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Police closed one of the two northbound lanes of Route 18 near Crestview Drive for about an hour.
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