Route 344 crash sends seven to hospitals
Leetonia Fire Chief Larry Hephner surveys an accident scene on state Route 344 Monday. ( Seven-people including four children were transported to area hospitals following a head-on crash on state Route 344 just outside Leetonia Monday afternoon.
Leetonia Fire/EMS responded to the crash just before 3:45 p.m. and found a 2012 silver Kia Sportage on its side with two adults and four children injured inside the vehicle and a 2011 black Chevrolet Traverse with the driver injured.
Audrey Wylie, 31, of Salem was driving the Kia with Clifford McFarland Sr., 34, of Salem as the passenger. The four children are reportedly theirs.
Jennifer Russell, 33, of Columbiana was driving the Chevrolet westbound on state Route 344 and went left of center, striking the Kia.) Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer