Two people were taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital and then to Toledo by medical helicopter after a crash in Jackson Township Saturday afternoon.
The accident in the 11000 block of CR 28 occurred about 4 p.m.
Bryce Moreno of Fremont was driving a 2000 Chrysler Cirrus eastbound on CR 28.
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Two people were injured when a 2000 Chrysler Cirrus struck a tree on CR 28 in Jackson Township Saturday afternoon.
Trooper Austin Young of State Highway Patrol said Moreno drove off the right side of the road, over-corrected and drove off the right side of the road again. The vehicle struck a tree on the driver's side and spun.
He and the passenger, Derk Gross, 16, first were taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital and then to Toledo by helicopter.
Young said he believed they sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
According to Kansas Volunteer Fire Department, rescue personnel had to use the Jaws of Life to open the driver's-side door. They were able to pry open the other door by hand.
Moreno and Gross were wearing seatbelts,Young said.
No citation had been issued Saturday evening.
Personnel from Bettsville EMS, Fostoria Fire Division, Kansas Volunteer Fire Department, Seneca County Sheriff's Office and State Highway Patrol responded to the scene.