NEW RIEGEL — An Ada man was injured in a two-car accident Wednesday afternoon on Ohio 53 in southern Seneca County, the Fremont post of the State Highway Patrol reported.

According to the patrol, Marcus Shepherd, 22, of Upper Sandusky, was driving a 2004 Saturn Ion south on Ohio 53 in Seneca Township at 1:25 p.m. when he lost control of his car, which went left of center and collided with a northbound 2010 Subaru Legacy driven by Mucahit Kochan, 36, of Ada. Following impact, both cars struck guardrails, the patrol reported.

Kochan was taken by New Riegel EMS to Mercy Health — Tiffin Hospital for treatment of serious injuries, the patrol reported. Shepherd was cited for operating a vehicle without reasonable control, according to the patrol.