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A man is hospitalized after he runs his truck into a house in Kalida. The Kalida Police Department says that just around noon on Monday, authorities were called out to a house in the 400 block of West Main Street. More >>

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Just after 9 o'clock Tuesday night, the Shawnee Township Police officer tried to pull over a motorcycle driven by 32-year-old Andrew Hunnaman of Lima on SR 501. Hunnaman sped up to try and get away from the police and hit another motorcycle driven by 41-year-old Vincent McKercher who was try… More >>

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Students at Allen East High School got to sit behind the wheel of a distracted driving simulation to see the real-life consequences of what it’s like to take your eyes off the road. According to the CDC, car crashes are the number one cause of death for teens in the country, and most of them… More >>

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Just before 11 A.M., the Lima Police Department responded to a crash at the intersection of W. Market St. and N. West St. An ambulance operated by Anna Rescue was traveling westbound on Market St. with their lights and sirens on when it struck a semi-truck traveling southbound on West St. Ac… More >>

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Since the corridor was established in 2019, around 90 violations for distracted driving and 2,300 speeding tickets were given out in that area - some promising results for ODOT and the Highway Patrol. But distracted driving is still an issue on Ohio’s roadways, and that affects more than jus… More >>

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Bystanders pulled the woman from the car, and she was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the other car was also taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Several power poles were hit causing down power lines. At one point, a map of an AEP grid showed more than 2,000 c… More >>

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The Van Wert post of the Ohio State Patrol says it happened just before noon at the intersection of U.S. 127 and County Road 176 north of Paulding. A semi got tangled up in phone lines that were hanging low from a previous crash. A passerby, 54-year-old Vance Campbell, of Wauseon stopped to … More >>

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Defiance – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fat al crash that happened April 13th, 2021 at approximately 11:40 p.m. The crash occurred on US 24, near milepost 32, in Richland Township, Defiance County. A 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Chad L. Goff, age 42, of Defi… More >>

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The incident happened just after 3 p.m. Monday afternoon at the intersection of Robb Avenue and Main Street. Additional help was called in to assist. Three people were taken to the hospital but it's unclear what condition they are in. Lima police are still investigating the crash. As of 6 p.… More >>

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The Ohio Highway Patrol and AAA are reminding drivers of the dangers of distracted driving. April is also Distracted Driving Awareness Month. AAA will be running a prevention initiative titled "Don't Drive Intoxicated. Don't Drive Intexticated. AAA states that the goal of the campaign is to … More >>

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At around 3:30 p.m. first responders were called out to a 2-car crash that occurred at the intersection of West Elm Street and South Cole Street. According to the Lima Police Department, one person was sent to Mercy Health-St Rita’s with minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation. More >>

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Snow from the winter months can have a lasting effect on your vehicle as it melts. Your vehicle's alignment and suspension could be affected, meaning it is highly advised once the snow melts that you get your vehicle checked. Your tires could also be affected by bad alignment. It is recommen… More >>

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An Auglaize County intersection deemed dangerous by the Ohio Department of Transportation could see a major change later this year. In a ten-year study by ODOT between 2002 and 2012, the intersection of Wapakoneta-Fisher Road and U.S. Route 33 saw 33 crashes. Two of them were deadly. The big… More >>

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Just before 1 PM, first responders were called to a collision at the intersection of Vine and Metcalf Streets. A silver Buick was heading east on Vine Street when it stopped. Police say the driver of a GMC truck and trailer was traveling the same direction when they looked away and rear-ende… More >>

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Buckeye Road has seen better days after many years of heavy truck travel. The Allen County Engineer's office accepted an offer from Degan Excavating Company for its reconstruction. The project will widen the road to 24 feet and redo its shoulders. All traffic signals will be replaced, new dr… More >>

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The two-foot-deep hole was a headache for traffic, closing a lane on South Metcalf Street. Police and Fire got the call around 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning where two cars had been damaged after hitting the sinkhole. Street crews are trying to figure out what caused the pavement to collapse and… More >>

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Starting Monday, March 8th, the Allen County Regional Transit Authority will be offering free rides for those with appointments to get the vaccine. Everyone will get a free round trip for each dose. All that is needed is to tell the bus driver you are going to an approved vaccination site, a… More >>

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At around 6:15 p.m., first responders were called out to a crash involving a semi and a car. David Burkhart, driving a 2009 Lincoln MKS was traveling southbound on North Thayer Road, failed to yield at a stop sign, when he was struck by a semi travelling eastbound on U.S. 30. The passenger, … More >>

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Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say 40-year-old Matthew Fought of Lima was driving his rig north on the interstate near State Route 81 when he crossed the white edge line. He hit an Ohio Department of Transportation truck parked on the east shoulder, with its emergency lights and arrow bo… More >>

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State Highway Patrol says just before 5 p.m., trooper Ryan Lamarr was conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of I-75 northbound at milepost 116. He was outside his vehicle speaking with the driver he had stopped when a semi being driven by Gerald Pestana of Middletown, Ohio was driving no… More >>

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The City of Lima is ready to tackle the winter weather; crews are expecting to be out throughout the evening as the storm continues, hitting the main roads first and moving on to residential areas once the storm slows down later on. More >>

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The proposed law change would make driving while handling any wireless electronic device a primary offense for adult drivers in Ohio and if you are caught there will be fines. Plus, if you cause injury or death because of using a device, the penalties will similar to drunk driving. State Sen… More >>

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There were 10 fatal crashes resulting in 10 deaths in Allen County during 2020. This is up from 6 crashes with 9 deaths in 2019. 70% of crashes occurred during dark hours, which is not consistent with data from years past. 60% of the fatal crashes last year are believed to have involved drug… More >>

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Buckeye Road will be seeing major improvements as a shoulder enhancement gets underway. The project just going out for bid with construction to start in June. The road is in bad shape as truck traffic has broken it down. There will also be upgrades to the traffic signals and work on the CSX … More >>

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It was closed due to the erosion of the banks of the Ottawa River. As these photos show the ground just started slipping into the river making the road unsafe. With no funding for this unexpected event, the Allen County Engineers office has received a zero percent loan from the Ohio Public W… More >>

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It can be difficult for snowplows to maneuver down residential streets when vehicles are parked on both sides of the streets. During a snow event, you are asked to park on the odd side of the street on odd calendar days and the same for even days. And better yet if you have a driveway try an… More >>

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Lima was chosen as the first project site, to help with traffic flow and safety around the many railroad crossings throughout the city. DriveOhio and InnovateOhio are also part of this project. The city reached out to DriveOhio just over a year ago to see what could be done to help with traf… More >>

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Tuesday was National Plan for Vacation Day, happening right around the time that AAA says many people are planning their vacations for the year. One AAA survey found that 59% of Ohioans are considering taking a trip this year, but only a third of those people have actually booked their vacat… More >>

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Both the Ohio Department of Transportation and the City of Lima are preparing for potential ice storms. We spoke with them to see what it takes to get the roads ready. More >>

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At around 2 p.m. first responders were called out to a two-car crash at the intersection of Napoleon Road and North Dixie Highway. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the blue Honda failed to stop at the stop sign, and the southbound truck hit the Honda. According to the Beaverdam Ri… More >>

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The interchange of I-75 and County Road 99 has been seeing a steady increase in traffic over the years as industrial parks pop up. With that, backed up vehicles and more crashes have been a result. To solve this, the Ohio Department of Transportation came up with a "diverging diamond" plan t… More >>

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Deputies say a GMC SUV was headed south on Eastown when they turned left into the path of a Chrysler sedan traveling north. The sedan then struck the SUV, causing it to flip. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report that both people inside the car were taken to Mercy Health - St. Rita's with min… More >>

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A portion of North Street was closed for a short period due to a Car VS Bike accident. On Friday shortly after 4:00 PM, a driver was traveling on North Street towards Washington Street when the driver struck a pedestrian on a bike. More >>