The Canton Post of the
Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle serious injury crash.
Paris Township – The Canton Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle serious injury crash that occurred on Saturday November 10, 2018 at approximately 09:30 A.M. on Paris Avenue SE south of Freed Street SE.
Courtney Edwards, age 42 from North Canton, Ohio was operating a 2010 Toyota Camry southbound on Paris Avenue.
Austin Anderson, age 25 from Milan, Illinois was operating a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Paris Avenue.
Preliminary investigations indicates the Toyota Camry traveling southbound drove off the right side of the roadway striking a guardrail and traveled across the double yellow line into the path of the northbound Chevrolet Silverado. The Toyota Camry sustained heavy right side damage. The Chevrolet Silverado sustained heavy front end damage.
Edwards was transported in serious condition to Aultman Hospital by Paris Township EMS. Edwards was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Anderson was not injured in the crash. Anderson was not wearing a seatbelt; however, both airbags were deployed after impact.
Paris Avenue SE was shut down for several hours during the crash investigation. Alcohol is not a factor in the crash. Speed and road conditions may have been a factor in the crash.
Motorists are reminded in times of inclement weather to adjust their speed to the current road conditions. The crash currently remains under investigation.