Findlay and Arlington men were injured Monday night when their cars collided at a rural intersection south of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported.

John Patterson III, 36, of Findlay, and James Fletcher, 29, of Arlington, were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance after the 7:18 p.m. crash at the intersection of Jackson Township Roads 168 and 179, the sheriff’s office said.

Patterson was driving a 2007 Honda Fit west on Township 168 when he failed to yield at a stop sign at the Township 179 intersection, the sheriff’s office said.

Patterson pulled into the path of a 1992 Honda Civic driven by Fletcher, who was southbound on Township 179, the sheriff’s office said.

The crash remained under investigation Monday night.

Assisting at the accident scene were the Arlington Fire Department, R&A Towing and BG Towing.

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