The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle serious injury crash. 

Canton Township-The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle serious injury crash that occurred on August 5, 2019 at approximately 8:20 AM. The crash occurred on SR43 just south of Otto Street.

Ted A. Rath, age, 53, of Canton, Ohio and his right front passenger, Megan E. Rath, age 26, of Canton, Ohio was traveling in a 2014 Audi Q7 southbound on SR43 just south of Otto Street.

Bryan R. Chaddock, age 51, of Dellroy, Ohio was operating a 2013 Jeep Wrangler northbound on SR43 just south of Otto Street.

Hope-Lynn A. Nash, age 21, of Malvern, Ohio was operating a 2006 Ford Freestar northbound on SR43 just south of Otto Street.

Preliminary investigation indicates Nashs Ford Freestar rear-ended Chaddocks Jeep Wrangler, forcing the Jeep Wrangler left of center and into the path of Raths Audi Q7. The impact caused the Jeep Wrangler to roll over and come to final rest on the passenger side. All occupants of the vehicles involved were wearing safety restraints.

Canton Township FD and East Sparta FD responded to the scene. Both occupants of the Audi Q7 was transported to Aultman Hospital by East Sparta FD. Occupants of the Jeep Wrangler and the Ford Freestar was transported to Mercy Medical Center by Canton Township FD. The Ohio State Highway Patrol Aviation and Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene for assistance.

The northbound lane of SR43 was closed for several hours.       

Alcohol is not a factor in the crash. The crash currently remains under investigation.

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