I-75 Accident Kills Two Findlay Residents, Seriously Injures Another

02/11/19 – 4:54 A.M.

Two Findlay residents were killed and a third person was seriously injured in an accident on I-75 Sunday night. The State Highway Patrol Findlay Post reports that the accident happened around 6:15 p.m. about a mile south of the Ohio 103 exit. 25-year-old Benjamin Wallen of Findlay lost control of his car and went off the left side of the roadway. The car crossed the median and struck a tractor-trailer driven by 64-year-old Martin Sparks.

Wallen was wearing his seatbelt but was ejected from the car. 30-year-old Amelia Adams was a passenger in the car and was also ejected. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. A 14-year-old boy was in the front passenger seat of Wallen’s car. He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.

Sparks was not injured.