Crash Near Lima Injures Two People Wednesday

Posted on March 4, 2021

A Lima couple was injured in a two vehicle crash Wednesday evening at the intersection of U.S. 30 and Thayer Road in Allen County.

According to a release from the Lima Post of the Ohio State Patrol, 59 year old David Burkhart was driving south on Thayer and failed to yield for a stop sign at 30.

His vehicle was struck by an eastbound semi being operated by 33 year old Bryan Steininger, of Illinois.

Burkhart was transported to Lima Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A passenger in his vehicle, 64 year old Donna Burkhart, was also taken to Lima Memorial with non-life threatening but serious injuries.

Steininger was not injured.

Burkhart was cited for failing to yield at a posted stop sign.

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