Friday, February 22nd, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
Two injured in four-vehicle crash
  A 24-year-old Rockford woman suffered serious injuries when her van was struck in the rear and pushed into three other vehicles in an accident at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 127 at state Route 707.
Katie Ralston, 12375 Smith Road, was taken to St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, where she remains in serious condition.
The driver who struck her vehicle, Darin Feltz, 24, 2052 Golfview Drive, Celina, was taken to Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. No information was available for his condition due to federal privacy regulations.
The crash involved Feltz's 2006 Hyundai Tucson, Ralston's 1993 Dodge Caravan, a 1991 Hyundai Excel driven by William Young, 28, 106 E. Walnut St., Mendon, and an International semitrailer driven by Ronald Smith, 51, of Kalida.
The report from the Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said Feltz was driving south on U.S. 127 when he drove his SUV into the rear of Ralston's van. The impact pushed the van into Young's car and into the path of the northbound semitrailer, the report noted.
Severe damage was reported to all vehicles except Young's car, which sustained light damage. A citation was not listed.
Additional online stories for this date
Print edition only stories for this date
• How's the weather up there?
• Fort Recovery voters face fire levy
• Parkway administrators may now donate days to sick bank
• Two suspects arrested in copper pipe thefts
• Crashes on U.S. 127 caused by snow and ice
• Sisters to present message of mercy
• Wildcats and Rangers bow out of postseason
• Tinora ends St. Henry's tourney run
a_d
Friday Night
69°
Partly Cloudy
14%
Saturday
81°
Rain Showers Likely
71%
Saturday Night
54°
Rain Showers Likely
70%
Sunday
62°
Chance Rain Showers
40%
Sunday Night
50°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
24%
Monday
68°
Mostly Cloudy
1%
Monday Night
54°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
77°
Mostly Sunny
Tuesday Night
58°
Mostly Clear
Wednesday
80°
Mostly Sunny
Wednesday Night
59°
Partly Cloudy
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d