Triple car crash in Braceville Twp. sends 4 to hospital

Police say their injuries are not life-threatening

Three people are in the hospital after a triple car crash in Braceville Township Sunday night.

BRACEVILLE TWP. (WKBN) – Four people are in the hospital after a triple car crash in Braceville Township Sunday night.

It happened around 7:30 p.m.

Police say by 61-year-old Tina Griffin, of Newton Falls, was driving westbound on State Route when she attempted to turn left on to Warren-Ravenna Rd, driving into the path of  23-year-old Melissa Gearhart, also fo Newton Falls, who was traveling east on Route 5.

Gearhart’s vehicle was pushed into an SUV, driven by 56-year-old Colleen Fiest, of Bristolville, that was stopped at Warren-Ravenna Road, waiting to turn right onto Route 5.

Gearhart and two passengers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. One of Gearhart’s passengers was a child.

Fiest and Griffin also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and taken to local hospitals.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash but said Griffin was cited for failure to yield.

 

Three people are in the hospital after a triple car crash in Braceville Township Sunday night.

Three people are in the hospital after a triple car crash in Braceville Township Sunday night.

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