PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — Two people were seriously injured when the driver of their car lost control on snow-covered Ohio 2 Saturday night and the vehicle was struck by a semitrailer, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol.
Sara Jefferson, of Livingston, Tennessee, was driving a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze southbound on Ohio 2 when she lost control of the car around 9:28 p.m. Saturday and was struck on the driver's side door by a southbound 2012 Volvo semi, the patrol said in a news release.
Jefferson had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken by Port Clinton EMS to Firelands Medical Center in Sandusky, the patrol said.
Her passenger, James Dartt, of Fremont, also sustained serious injuries and was transported by Port Clinton EMS to Firelands Medical Center, according to the patrol
The driver of the semi, Aleem Abdullah of Coloma, Michigan, and his passenger, Malik Abdullah of Benton Harbor, were uninjured.
The crash occurred near mile marker 25 in Portage Township, Ottawa County.
The highway patrol said the crash is still investigating the crash.
Assisting at the scene were the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office, Port Clinton Fire and EMS, the Ohio Department of Transportation, Interstate Towing, and Ken's Towing.
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