Teen charged with failure to control following head-on collision
May 5, 2014 at 3:50 PM
A Monroeville High School senior has been charged with failure to control following a head-on collision Thursday afternoon with a truck on Peru Center Road, Huron County Sheriff Deputies confirmed.
(NOTE: To see pictures of the accident, click HERE.)
The Monroeville student, Jude Doss, walked out of the car with a few scrapes and the driver of the truck, owned by Solid Foundations of Bellevue, wasn't injured.
"I went left of center then lost control," Doss said. "I'm all right. I'm very lucky."
The accident occurred just south of Ohio 113.
Doss was heading south on Peru Center when he went left of center and hit the front of a concrete pump truck. The impact pushed the car into a tree and demolished the front of the vehicle.
"Seat belts and air bags (saved his life)," said Huron River Joint Fire District Assistant Chief Doug Long.