THREE CAR CRASH ON CLEVELAND ST
A REMINDER TO WATCH THOSE LIGHTS
TMC NEWS PHOTOS/ BRIAN WOODSCall Time: 2:14 p.m. Wednesday April 15, 2009
Elyria - A three car crash Wednesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital after one driver failed to stop at a traffic light on Cleveland Street and Abbe Road.
John Krasnobrucky, 86 of Elyria, was traveling west on Cleveland Street in his Ford Focus, when he failed to stop at the Abbe Road traffic light. Karen Saunders, 48 of Elyria, was traveling south on North Abbe in her 98 Silver Malibu, when she attempted to make a left turn onto Cleveland Street. As Saunders was making the turn Krasnobrucky struck her vehicle.
The collision sent Krasnobrucky across the street where he then struck 67 year old Stephen Bankson of Elyria who had been sitting in his Honda Odyssey at a red light in the left turn lane on Cleveland Street.
LifeCare Paramedics responded to the scene and treated Saunders then transported her to Elyria Memorial Hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Krasnobrucky was charged with failing to stop at a red light.