Two-vehicle accident leads to both drivers being transported


A two-vehicle accident in Bellefontaine led to two people being taken to Mary Rutan Hospital last Wednesday afternoon around 2:20.

The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that David East, 60, of Bellefontaine, was driving a Toyota Scion xB south on North Troy Street.

Stacey Ransom, 49, of Delaware, was driving a Honda Pilot east on West Sandusky Avenue.

East failed to stop at a stop sign and stuck Ransom.

Both East and Ransom had suspected serious injuries. They were transported by Bellefontaine Fire and EMS to Mary Rutan Hospital.

East was not wearing a seat belt.

Both vehicles had heavy damage.

Alcohol or drugs are suspected to be a factor.

The crash remains under investigation pending blood test results from East.