Woman hurt in Perry, Clinton accident

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Tiffin Police Department and Tiffin Fire Rescue Division personnel work at the scene of an accident at Perry Street and Clinton Avenue Monday afternoon.

A Tiffin woman was hurt in an accident at Perry Street and Clinton Avenue Monday afternoon.

Officer Steve Beutler of Tiffin Police Department said Jiles W. Perkins, 30, Republic, was driving a 2017 Ford Escape west on East Perry Street and didn’t see the red light.

The vehicle struck a 2014 Ford Escape being driven north on Clinton Avenue by Heather V. Holben, 49, of Tiffin, he said.

Beutler said Holben had non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by Tiffin Fire Rescue Division to Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital. Perkins was not hurt and was cited with a red light violation, he said.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, he said.

John’s Welding & Towing assisted at the scene of the accident, which occurred about 3:45 p.m.

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