A Mansfield man was sent to the hospital after his car went off the road and overturned as he tried to avoid a collision Saturday morning in Huron County.
About 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dale Stashick, 71, of 8819 Ohio 113, Berlin Heights, pulled out of a driveway on Hartland Center Road in Collins and headed north, said troopers with the Norwalk post of the state Highway Patrol. A norhtbound vehicle driven by John Collins, 25, of Mansfield, tried to pass Stashick's vehicle. However, Stashick attempted to turn left into another driveway, reportedly without activating his turn signal, troopers said.
The cars didn’t collide, but Collins' vehicle overturned and landed in a ditch, troopers said. He reported minor injuries and was treated on scene by Citizens Ambulance.
Stashick was charged with failure to use a turn signal.