The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash.

Nimishillen Township, Ohio The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash which occurred on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 04:14 P.M. The two vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of State Route 173 and Columbus Road located in Nimishillen Township.

A 2012 Mazda 3, was traveling westbound on State Route 173. A 1995 Ford Windstar entered the intersection southbound, on Columbus Road. The Mazda struck the Ford, and the Ford came to final rest after striking a private residence.

The Ford was operated by Abigail D. Eremich, 28, of Alliance, Ohio. Ms. Eremich sustained injuries in the crash and was transported to Mercy Medical Center. The passengers included four children and they were also transported to Mercy Medical Center. One child was transported from Mercy Medical Center to Akron Childrens Hospital with serious injuries.

The Mazda was operated by Ian G. Seifert, 26, of Akron, Ohio. Mr. Seifert also sustained injuries and was transported to Mercy Medical Center.

Alcohol and drugs are not expected to have contributed to the crash. The crash remains under investigation.