LATTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WANE) – Intermittent lane closures occurred on US 127 following a three vehicle crash that happened early Tuesday evening.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Van Wert Post is reporting that at approximately 6:28 p.m., troopers responded to a three vehicle crash at the intersection of US 127 and Township Road 72 in Latty Township.
Ronald Bendele, 48, of Haviland, Ohio was stopped in the roadway waiting to turn left onto Township Road 72 when Daniel Sinn, 21, rear-ended him. This caused Bendele to be pushed into oncomign traffic where Diego Lopez, 25, of Paulding, Ohio was traveling northbound on US 127 and crashed into Bendele, according to the report
Bendele was taken to Paulding Hospital by Scott EMS. Sinn and Lopez were not injured.
The Van Wert Post is investigating the crash.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted by the Paulding County Sheriff’s Department, Scott Fire Department, Scott EMS, Gideon’s Towing Service and R&O Towing Service.