Two people were taken from the scene of a Liberty Township crash by Life Flight to a Toledo hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Christopher A. Dowler, 43, of Tiffin, was in a critical care unit and Ted D. Balliett, 22, of Tiffin, was in a step-down unit from the critical care unit at University of Toledo Medical Center Tuesday, according to State Highway Patrol.
A State Highway Patrol spokeswoman said Dowler was driving a 1997 Jeep Wrangler westbound on CR 592 and failed to stop at a stop sign. The vehicle was struck by a 1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette that was northbound on CR 31.
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James W. Kizer III, 34, of Tiffin, the driver of the Oldsmobile, was taken by Bascom EMS to Mercy Tiffin Hospital. Balliett was a passenger in the Oldsmobile.
Jacob Dowler, 19, of Tiffin, a passenger in the Jeep, was not injured, the spokeswoman said.
A dog was rescued from the van and picked up by Seneca County Dog Warden's Office personnel.
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Rescue personnel work at the scene of an accident at CR 592 and CR 31 Tuesday afternoon.
The spokeswoman said everyone was wearing a seat belt, and Christopher Dowler was extracted from the vehicle by mechanical means. It was unknown whether alcohol was a factor in the crash, she said.
A citation was pending Tuesday.
Personnel from Bascom EMS, Bascom Fire Department, Bettsville EMS, Bettsville Fire Department, Bettsville Police Department, Old Fort Fire Department, Seneca County Dog Warden's Office, Seneca County's Echo unit, Seneca County Sheriff's Office and State Highway Patrol responded to the crash, which occurred at 12:30 p.m.