MOUNT CORY — An Indiana truck driver, who was outside his rig, suffered serious injuries Thursday evening when he was struck by another tractor-trailer on Interstate 75, about six miles south of Findlay, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported.
According to the patrol, Max Christopher Brown, 47, of Indianapolis, was standing in front of his tractor-trailer, which was parked on the right berm of the southbound lanes at 5:18 p.m., when, according to witnesses, he darted out into the right lane of I-75 in front of a semi driven by Michael Tew, 52, of Wilmer, Alabama.
Passers-by rendered aid to Brown until Hanco EMS reached the scene, the patrol reported.
Brown was taken by a Mercy Health Lifeflight helicopter to the University of Toledo Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries, according to the patrol.
The incident remains under investigation.
Assisting at the accident scene were the Mount Cory Fire Department, the Ohio Department of Transportation and Ed’s Towing.