Accident closes SR 53

North SR 53 was closed for an hour-and-a-half after a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon in Sandusky County.

Deputy Eric Arquette of the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office said a vehicle had been trying to make a U-turn on SR 53 when it was struck by another vehicle. The accident occurred near Wolf Creek Park, just before 4:30 p.m., he said.

Arquette said two people were transported to Fremont Memorial Hospital where one was then taken by Life Flight to another hospital.

He was unable to provide the victims’ names Thursday night.