Columbiana County Highway Patrol
Vehicles driven by Tony R. Hall, 63, Youngstown, Megan E. Gozelanczyk, 30, West Salem Street, Columbiana and Mary S. Bailey, 63, Pinewood Drive, New Waterford were eastbound on state Route 14 when Bailey’s vehicle struck the rear of Gozelanczyk’s, causing hers to strike the rear of Hall’s. Bailey and her passenger, Christy Bailey, 22, same address, were transported to St. Elizabeth Medical Center by Columbiana EMS with non-life-threatening injuries. Gozelanczyk was not injured, and Hall was treated at the scene but declined to be transported. Bailey was cited for assured clear distance.
Charles A. McCuen, 48, Blacklick, was northbound on state Route 7 and tried to turn into a private drive when he drove into a ditch. He was cited with failure to control.
Gary M. Taylor, 31, Holmeswood Drive, Winona, was driving a Chevy Cruze north on Whinnery Road when he struck a tree in the roadway. He told troopers he thought he could drive through the tree. Taylor was cited with assured clear distance.
While southbound on Y&O Road, Madison R. Derenburger, 18, Purton Road, Wellsville, lost control of her vehicle, which went off the left side of the roadway, striking a utility pole before overturning. She was transported by North Star Critical Care Ambulance to St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Her passenger, Sarah E. Pethel, 19, Lantern Drive, East Liverpool, was transported by North Star to East Liverpool City Hospital. Derenburger was cited for failure to control.
Randy E. Kale, 46, state Route 7, Lisbon, was northbound on Middle Beaver Road in Elkrun Township when he struck a deer. Upon impact, Kale’s vehicle also struck a mailbox. No injuries or citations were reported.
Samuel R. Peter, 25, Cincinnati, was eastbound on state Route 172 when his truck went off the right side of the roadway, striking a guardrail then driving into a field. He was cited for failure to control.
While eastbound on Georgetown Road in Knox Township, Jacob W. Harris, 26, Clio, Mich., struck a bridge overpass with his International truck, causing damage to the cargo box. The bridge was examined by Norfolk-Southern and sustained no damage. It was clearly marked 12-feet, 6-inches in the center and 9-feet on the ends, according to reports. Harris was cited for assured clear distance.