COLUMBUS GROVE, Ohio - A 76-year-old Columbus Grove woman was seriously injured yesterday when an SUV collided head-on with a car on State Rt. 65 near Begg Road in northeastern Allen County's Monroe Township, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.
Eloise Verhoff, driver of the car, was flown to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, where she was in serious condition last night. Hope Diller, 54, of Allen County's Sugar Creek Township near Elida, Ohio, who was driving the SUV, was treated at St. Rita's Mercy Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.
Ms. Verhoff was southbound on Route 65, about a mile south of Columbus Grove, shortly after 9 a.m. when Ms. Diller's sport utility vehicle, which was traveling north, went left of center and struck the car, troopers said.