JACKSON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – An Austintown man was charged with causing an accident in Jackson Township.
Jackson Twp. Police Chief Greg Taillon said the accident happened at 10:53 a.m. Monday on Yerke Young Road. Police said the truck hit a mailbox, a ditch and then flipped over twice.
The driver, 30-year-old Paul Mayer, was not seriously injured, but he went to St. Elizabeth Hospital to get checked out. He told police he saw a dog, causing him to swerve to avoid hitting it.
The Chevrolet pickup truck he was driving was totaled as a result of the crash. No other vehicles were involved.
Mayer was charged with failure to yield. Police said the dog was never found.