Akron: Man texting while driving hits car at 50 mph

2:29 PM, Jul 19, 2012   |    comments
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AKRON -- Police say a Hartville man is accused of causing a crash because he was texting while driving.

Police say the man was texting and driving westbound on Waterloo Road and slammed into the back of another car while doing at least 50 mph.

The rear-end collison Wednesday caused a serious head injury to one juvenile victim and a fractured skull for another victim.

Police have charged the driver with two counts of aggravated vehicular assault and failure to maintain an assured clear distance.


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