Loading…
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Tuesday, 1/1/2013

Man injured after tractor was struck by car

BLADE STAFF

A 74-year-old Berkey man was critically injured today when the John Deere lawn tractor with snowplow he was driving on Washburn Road in Lucas County's Richfield Township was struck by a 2003 Dodge Stratus that was attempting to pass him.

James Michaels was taken to Toledo Hospital in critical condition, according to troopers with the Toledo post of the Ohio Highway Patrol.

Mr. Michaels was southbound on Washburn Road, south of Sylvania Avenue, at about 10:30 a.m. when he attempted a left turn in the roadway and was struck by the Dodge Stratus driven by Stephen M. Brown, 29, of Berkey, who was attempting to pass Mr. Michaels. Mr. Brown, who was wearing a safety belt, was not injured, according to the highway patrol.

The crash remains under investigation.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories