A serious accident this evening in lima, near the intersection of Metcalf and Market, diverted traffic for much of the early evening hours..
The two vehicles involved are a compact car and a pick-up truck. The impact sent 4 to the hospital. Witnesses at the scene who saw the accident, said the red vehicle, on impact, spun around multiple times and at one point became airborne. The accident happened at a busy intersection and left parts of both vehicles and glass scattered all over the road and parking lot.this caused other drivers to find alternative routes through the downtown area as both streets were blocked off.
There were both male and female passengers that were injured in the accident.
According to eyewitnesses, the female in the red car was unconscious and foaming at the mouth. This is what one person who witnessesed the accident saw from the other female in the truck.
Misty Miller a witness said the passenger in the truck ran out of the vehicle and was carrying beer cans towards the McDonalds. Also that a female in the compact vehicle was foaming at the mouth and unconscious when they went to assist her.
Sergeant John Bishop said the accident is still under investigation.
There were two passengers in the car, a man and woman. In the truck, two men, one woman and a dog. The male passenger was not seriously injured in the truck and stayed behind to answer questions from a detective. The investigation is on-going and we will give you more information as it is released.