GENEVA TOWNSHIP, ASHTABULA COUNTY – The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Ashtabula Post is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash. The crash occurred on September 7, at around 11:06 pm, on State Route 531, east of Myers Road.
Unit #1 was a Red 2017 Ford F-150, driven by Maggie M. Gomez, age 42, of Ravenna, Ohio.
Unit #2 was a Maroon 1992 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Jeffrey R. Ambrose, age 61, of Ashtabula, Ohio.
Unit #1 was traveling northeast on State Route 531 and was attempting a left turn into a private driveway.
Unit # 2 was traveling northeast behind Unit # 1. Unit # 2 attempted to pass two separate vehicles and struck Unit # 1 in the rear.
Both the driver and passenger of Unit # 2 were ejected from the motorcycle. The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were not wearing helmets.
The driver and passengers of Unit # 1 were not injured.
The passenger of Unit # 2, was flown by UH MedEvac to University Hospital in Cleveland.
The passenger’s name is being withheld at this time. The driver of Unit #2 was pronounced deceased at the scene. It is unknown at this time if drugs and/or alcohol played a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.
Geneve Fire, Geneva On The Lake Fire and EMS, Saybrook Township Fire, Northwest EMS and the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office were on scene.