A Florida man was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash Saturday on Ohio 613 at Portage Township 136, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.
At 2:48 p.m. Saturday, a 2015 Freightliner truck driven by Wilson Pierre, 39, of Jacksonville, Florida, was traveling west on Ohio 613 when Pierre made a wide left turn at the Portage Township 136 intersection to continue on Ohio 613, the sheriff’s office said. In doing so, Pierre’s truck struck a 2012 Peterbilt tow truck driven by Erik Stearns, 46, of Van Buren.
Pierre was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital following the crash for medical reasons, according to the sheriff’s office.
No citations have been issued, the sheriff’s office reported.
Assisting at the scene were McComb EMS, McComb Fire Department, Hancock County Emergency Management Agency and Ed’s Towing.